Posted February 17th 2021 (10 days ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

MDU Learning

Dear Trainees below are some links to the current teaching and online learning that the MDU have to offer.

Their foundation doctor seminars are delivered at a local hospital level so if any trainees are interested in those please contact your PGME. They are delivering these on a virtual basis currently but usually deliver them on a face to face basis.

Foundation doctor seminars - The MDU

They also offer a number of free e-learning modules on a range of topics. These are mixed in alongside their paid for courses, but it does state if they are free for members or if there is a cost attached.

Courses and e-learning - The MDU

Doctor as inquest witness resource

Dear all

HEE South West collaborated with University of Plymouth to produce a resource for doctors appearing as witnesses at inquests. The resource is now available at https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/law-criminology-government/a-guide-to-inquests

This resource will shortly be made available via our coroner’s inquest guidance available via the link below:-

https://peninsuladeanery.nhs.uk/about-us/policies-and-guidelines/coroners-inquests/

F1 Foundation Doctors Representative - Royal College of General Practitioners 

Thanks for your interest, this opportunity is now closed to new applicants.

Dear F1's,

The Severn Faculty of the RCGP are seeking a F1 Foundation Doctors Representative, Please find below details and the Role Description for this.

It’s for a role on the Severn Faculty Board of RCGP and the board meets four times a year (usually June, September, November and February) on a Wednesday evening from 7pm (currently via zoom). Your attendance would also be encouraged at the annual AGM which is also on a Wednesday evening, usually in October or November.

Role Description: Foundation Doctors Representative (F1)

Term of Office: Annually

Responsibilities

• Facilitate and encourage liaison between the faculty and the Foundation doctors.
• To help the faculty and events administrators to advertise faculty events.
• To help keep fellow Foundation doctors informed of developments in primary care.
• To ensure a Foundation doctors perspective is considered by local policy makers and administrators.

If any F1 is interested please email Foundation School Manager Maisie Shrubsall at maisie.shrubsall@hee.nhs.uk