The London Deanery was the organisation that was previously responsible for postgraduate medical and dental education and training in London. From April 2013, Local Education and Training Boards (LETB)s became accountable for education, training and workforce planning., taking over from NHS London A ‘Shared Services’ was created that had responsibility for the functions that were… [Read More]
Regional Advisors are representatives to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. They sit between College Council and the College Tutors.Who are the Regional Advisors in London? Regional Advisors are representatives to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. They sit between College Council and the College Tutors.
The RCPCH College Tutor is a paediatrician responsible for postgraduate medical education within their trust and is also the main liaison point between individual trusts, the RCPCH and the Lead Provider.
TPD stands for Training Programme Director. They are the representatives of the Head of School and local STC chair and serve either a geographical patch of hospitals or may serve for a particular issue (ie MRCPCH exams / Quality Assurance Role). They are involved with assisting the Trainee Committee and with ensuring local quality of… [Read More]
The School of Paediatrics has traditionally been the term used to describe the organisation within the Deanery that oversees paediatric training. With the shift to the new model of training the school has had to adapt. However, it continues as a group of exercised and passionate paediatric educationalists with its Head of School who continues… [Read More]
All trainees have an Educational Supervisor who has responsibility for their educational development within their current post. Some paediatricians will act as both a ‘named’ educational supervisor as well as a clinical supervisor however any consultant can act as a clinical supervisor for any trainee through their day-to-day supervision of clinical skills. In some units… [Read More]
There was a concerted effort within London paediatrics to maintain the excellent links that existed pan London in level 3 training. It was therefore agreed to establish a fourth STC to oversee this. The Lead Provider is Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust but the reach of the STC is truly pan London. The STC chair… [Read More]
If you have questions which cannot be answered locally or via available on-line resources then the paediatric workforce team in Operations are the point of contact for any questions about your training in London. Things to ask about include: Placements Going out of programme (OOP) Going on Maternity Leave ARCP CCT application You can contact… [Read More]
The Medical and Dental Education Commissioning (MDECS) Programme has been established to plan and deliver the separation of commissioning medical and dental education from its provision. In order to meet this objective an education commissioning system has established a community of Lead Providers who in turn are developing Local Education Providers to deliver high quality educational… [Read More]
LETB stands for Local Education and Training Board. They are regional branches of Health Education England, the body that oversees education for all health care professionals in England. In London there are three: Health Education North West London (HENWL), Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) and Health Education South London (HESL). They commission… [Read More]
HESL – King’s Health Partners – Dr. Simon Broughton (STC 1-5) HENWL – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – Dr. Bob Klaber (STC 1-5) HENCEL – UCL Partners – Dr Su Laurent (STC 1-5)