Posted March 31st 2021 (22 days ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Conference

Venue - Online

Date - Friday 2nd July 2021

Cost - Free

We are proud to announce this new and exciting Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Conference, organised by the Southwest Learning Disability Faculty.
We are kindly hosted by the Severn Deanery, who will be providing registration services on the deanery website.
There will be a range of presentations from experienced speakers, all of whom aim to intrigue, interest, and inspire everyone who attends.

The fascinating range of topics will include:

• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Forensic Intellectual Disability Psychiatry
• Dementia in Intellectual Disability
• Genetics Counselling
• Epilepsy 

For Registration and more info please click here

Foundation programme - recent updates

Welcome to your February and March 2021 update about the Foundation e-learning programme.

The Foundation e-learning programme has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the e-LfH Foundation e-learning programme:

Professional capability: 9
Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient:

• Managing Low Urine Output
• Managing Sepsis
• Assessment and Initial Management
• Re-evaluation and Monitoring
• Arterial Blood Gas Sampling and Interpretation
• Patient with a Reduced Level of Consciousness
• Pain Management
• Oxygen Therapy
• NICE IV Fluid – Assessment
• NICE IV Fluid - Principles and Five Rs
• NICE IV Fluid – Properties
• NICE IV Fluid - More Complex Scenarios
• NICE IV Fluid - When It Goes Wrong

Professional Capability: 11
Obtains history, performs clinical examination, formulates differential diagnosis and management plan:

• Psychiatric Assessment and Mental State Examination
• Delirium (Acute Confusional States): Recognition and Causes
• Delirium (Acute Confusional States): Diagnosis and Management
• Pyschotic Disorders
• Mental Health Act

You can sign in to the e-learning with your login supplied by e-LfH at any time during your foundation training.

RiiSE21: A Virtual Event for medical students and junior doctors

RiiSE21: A Virtual Event will take place on Saturday the 10th of April 2021.

RiiSE is an award winning project which aims to raise the profile of radiology and interventional radiology careers to medical students and junior doctors across the UK and beyond.

Our keynote talks this year will focus on topics including interventional oncology, professional identity in IR and global health radiology. This will be followed by a range of on-demand workshops available for delegates to access across the weekend - including free access to the CIRSE Academy course on vascular trauma management and tailor-made IR Juniors workshops on CV building and portfolio development.

Registration for RiiSE21 is FREE at where our full programme will be available. Donations to the Worldwide Radiology charity's Project Malawi initiative is encouraged in lieu of a registration fee - see our fundraising page at

Please spread the word to medical students and junior doctors in your locality.

Clinical fellow in gastro opportunity

We welcome applications for the F3 level clinical fellow posts in gastroenterology at Musgrove Park Hospital. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of gastroenterology including regular closely supervised outpatient clinics and some time on the acute gastroenterology ward. There is a significant amount of time set aside for non-clinical work, which can be tailored to the interests of the post holder. Our current clinical fellows have submitted numerous abstracts to national meetings. There is the opportunity to work on an NIHR funded project involving case finding in patients with previously undiagnosed liver disease supervised by Dr Jobson. There are numerous opportunities to do teaching for medical students and other staff groups.

For more information and to apply please see the job link on NHS Jobs here