According to a new survey by the British Medical Association (BMA), half of sessional GPs suffer from work-related stress and the proportion is closer to two thirds among those who are in salaried or full-time roles.
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After a successful application to the specialty training programs via Oriel, the online recruitment system, applicants need to go through various interviews and assessment exercises at a selected specialty centre.
It is vital that the applicant know the selection processe.... Read More
Lord Carter’s “Operational Productivity and Performance in English NHS Acute Hospitals: Unwarranted Variations” report highlights the pharmacy activity, which calls for a clinically focused pharmacy staff to deal with outpatient dispensing to fr.... Read More
Junior doctors can apply to many different specialty-training programs, as they like. Its important to do some research on the specialty choice before submitting an application. Applicants should understand the processes, specialty recruiter expectations<.... Read More
Junior doctors are struggling to meet the financial costs of postgraduate specialty training in the UK. Those doctors pay for mortgage, day to day expenses and fund for a competitive CV while also paying a large sum to their obligatory training.
Meanwhile, the Ann.... Read More
At the NHS Confederation Conference in Manchester, Simon Stevens the head of NHS England has announced the launch of a new programme to fast-track innovations from across the world to the NHS vanguard. For the first time, NHS will provide an expl.... Read More
NHS England is on a quest to find a right candidate for director post of digital experience. The title offers a London base and at least of £131,301 remuneration.
As explained in vacancy notice, the director of digital experience will be a key senior leader<.... Read More
George Freeman, Minister for Life Sciences has announced two exciting developments on Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) at the National Information Board Leadership Summit in London. In July 2016, HSCIC will change its name to NHS Digital<.... Read More
The NHS has emerged as the key battleground in the UK’s membership of European Union. The Brexit so called for the British leaving the EU campaign have raised the most debated issue of the time in the most desired healthcare system. Will this help or hinder the NHS?.... Read More
Professional Indemnity also known as Professional Liability Insurance is a way that helps protect professionals and service providing individuals for bearing the full cost of defending against a negligence claim made by the client.
Professional In.... Read More
In July 2014, the UK government has introduced a new requirement for all nurses and midwives to hold an applicable Professional Indemnity Arrangement. The purpose of this requirement is to ensure that if a patient is harmed in some way due to the negligence of the healthcare prof.... Read More
Royal Medical Benevolent Fund, the leading charity for doctors, medical students and their families of the UK conducted a survey to find medical professions attitudes toward their own health and well being. The survey was done on 1351 doctors of .... Read More
Medical resume is vital in a job search for medical professional, which is often taken as a first impression towards your prospective employer’s. A medical resume is different from any other kind of professional resume. It relates to a complex, demanding and comprehensive s.... Read More
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The General Medical Council has set the same set of instructions for locum doctors for the revalidation. However, locum doctors experience some challenges regarding the appraisals and revalidation such as finding responsible officer or collecting supporting information etc.<.... Read More
On the 16th of June NHS employer has finally released the second version of the Terms and Conditions of Services (TCS) for junior doctor contract. The first Version of the agreement between the Read More
The Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) test demonstrate International Medical Graduates (IMGs) have the knowledge and skills necessary to practice medicine in the UK. It is designed to test doctor’s ability to work safely as a Senior House Officer (.... Read More
After the successful completion of Foundation Year programme, you are then able to go on training in a chosen specialty. Applying for specialty training is highly competitive and need to have some significant amount of planning and research. There are sever.... Read More
The Northern Ireland GPC (NIGPC) chairman, Dr Tom Black declared in an announcement that primary care in Northern Ireland is on the edge of a full-blown crisis. He said 3/4th of General Practitioners struggles to cope up with the elevating workload in .... Read More
On 31st May the NHS Confederation published a report in the New Care Models and Prevention: An Integral Partnership. The publication reported works of vanguards for the prevention and reduction of health inequalities in local area. It .... Read More
Doctors from outside the EU are required to be registered to the General Medical Council (GMC) to work in the UK. Any doctor who wants to practice medicine and exercise legal privileges associated must obtain a License to Practice from the G.... Read More
Hospital doctors awarded with a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or a Certification of Eligibility for Specialist/GP Registration (CESR/CEGPR) are listed onto a Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (GMC). The Specialist Registered doctors ca.... Read More
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) refers to the process of tracking and documenting the knowledge, skills and experience that you gain beyond any initial training. It includes both formal and informal learning activities, from all areas of your medical pr.... Read More
A doctor may need or choose to take a long-term leave from work for variety of reasons. There is a lack of clear pathway for doctors who want to restart their professional career especially those with an injury, a long period ill health, caring f.... Read More
In 2015, General Medical Council (GMC) has introduced a mobile app “GMC My CPD” to help registered doctors in the UK to manage their Continued Professional Development (CPD). According to the GMC, this app allows doctors to record their learning acti.... Read More
The British Medical Council, NHS Employers, the Secretary of State of Health and the junior doctors committee has come to an agreement for the new junior doctor’s contract. The agreement is now subject to 40,000 BMA members vote, which should be collected t.... Read More
Legal nurse consultants are liaisons between the medical profession and attorneys. They provide medical counsel and assistance to lawyers about the insight into medical issues and accepted practice standards. They review medical records and repor.... Read More
NHS England has announced for an additional new software to its website to mark the Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 19. The new software is intended to improve website users with a better and easy accessibility to the organisation’s work and a pla.... Read More
The BMA, NHS Employers and the Secretary of State for Health have come to an agreement to form a new contract for the junior doctors in 2016.
After a long period of negotiation and of action by junior doctors, the BMA has come to an agreement of a new con.... Read More
UK government’s Chancellor George Osborne has announced a 1% pay increase in 2016/2017 for nurses and midwives after reviewing the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) recommendations in all over the UK.
The public sector’s pay body reco.... Read More
Medicine and Healthcare are increasingly using technology solutions to improve workloads, consuming vital health data and delivering better patient care.
Software automation has become one of the crucial parts of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ActRead More
Navigating credentialing process is among the most critical aspects of the locum tenens hiring process. It is one huge phase of a locum tenens hiring process. It is chaotic at first but super easy for subsequent application time. Here are few tips for a fast, easy a.... Read More
Conservative government grants a 1% pay rise for hospital medical and dental staffs for 2016/17 in England. The new pay arrangements will be applied from 1st of April 2016 to 31st March 2017 only.
After reviewing on Doctors a.... Read More
Health Education England (HEE) and its local education and training boards develop the national workforce plan and commission training places. HEE acknowledges that it takes 14 years to train a qualified hospital consultant and costs over £720,000 and for a.... Read More
EHIC is a free card that you can use to access state-provided healthcare for your temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Medical cure and treatment are given as its citizen, considerate to all their medical necessity even their pre-existing me.... Read More
The NHS Improving Quality (NHSIQ) coordinate a network of 15 Patient Safety Collaborates including UCL Partners to help support continuous progress in quality and safety of the NHS patients. They empower local patients and healthcare staffs to
If you are a resident, fellow or just now became a physician, there is a high chance of you called up for a job interview. A physician job interview is a very delicate job as the job itself is.
Here are some few physician interview tips to help you getting through the interview and to mak.... Read More
After discovering technical problems, NHS 24 has cancelled to go live of its £117m worth new healthcare IT system. This second attempt was planned go live in coming June, which has now been delayed.
The first attempt on November 2015 was a disastrous; NHS 24 was forced to take down .... Read More
The NHS provides healthcare service to all the permanent residents of the United Kingdom that is free at the time of delivery and paid for from general taxation. However, there are extra costs that you can reclaim. Here are some details on how you can claim the m.... Read More
Today, doctors are mindful of delivering efficient services in a least resources. Without a good communication, you still won’t be able to make the most of it. Communication means being able to give others the right information in a clear and concise mind with a rig.... Read More
Health Education England (HEE) has provided data on the first round of recruitment and the available posts. This has supported trainees in decisions making on choosing and applying their medical specialties in the on-going recruitment process. This has helped the.... Read More
A CV is a career roadmap of your professional experiences and educational background and qualifications. Even in this age of electronic application forms and e-portfolios, there is still a need for doctors to maintain and update curriculum vitae.
A CV is vital when you ap.... Read More
Can you manage to do some locum shifts in weekends or in any other spare time? Here are the facts for you to consider.
In one of the reports issued by NAO, it highlighted the hospital admissions have raised by 2.8% over the last decade and 9% of the staff.... Read More
In the United Kingdom (UK), upon the graduation of medical school, junior doctors have to work in a variety of specialties before choosing one for further studies. Following with the foundation trainings immediately, junior doctor must choose a specialty in their second Foundatio.... Read More
NHS England published General Practice Forward View, a new multi-billion-transformation plan for General Practitioners (GPs) on 21st April. The new plan is designed to support general practitioners foundations along with the improvemen.... Read More
Three million patients are able to access new apps, online networks, safety devices and a host of other new technologies in first nine months of the innovative programme of the NHS.
Last year, NHS Innovation Accelerator programme was launched to introduce.... Read More
The Personalized Health and Care 2020 framework focus on the digital technologies for the improvement in the management of health and access to care services. This digital management ensures the responsibility for sharing informa.... Read More
The NHS England has stated to become a fully patient-facing digital healthcare system by 2020. NHS England has proposed the Personalised Health and Care 2020 framework, a set of requirements, proposals and case studies, which will ensure the delivery of digital h.... Read More
DigitalHealth.London has launched a new technology - an Accelerator to help small to medium digital health businesses. The Accelerator will help 30 new digital health businesses each year by providing help with the engagement with the clinicians and healthcare ex.... Read More
Government Digital Service’s Verify is the default mechanism for citizens logging into online public services of the NHS, which proves their identity. It authenticates patient’s identity by linking patient’s social identities to NHS identity, wh.... Read More
Have you ever tried to look your CV as a reader/employer rather than a writer? Whenever you are writing your medical CV for any new position or a locum work, the employers’ perspective is one big side that one must consider. While reviewing your CV your viewer mostly are in.... Read More
Medicine and Healthcare are increasingly using technology solutions to improve workloads, consuming vital health data and delivering better patient care.
Software automation has become a crucial part of Health Insurance Portability and Accountab.... Read More
The head of Major reviewed use of technology would make NHS paper-free by 2020. The Government has announced a £4.2 billion investment to bring modern techniques into health service. It is said that the new use of IT can ease pressure on the NHS and ma.... Read More
Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) has introduced a new cap rates for agency workers to procure agency staffs at a new affordable price rates on 23 November 2015. The new price caps will be applicable from 1st April 2016 for age.... Read More
National Healthcare Service is the old and single public funded healthcare system in the UK. The UK Government controls and funds it through the nation’s general taxation system for the legal residents of UK. The services are free at the point of delivery and it includes pr.... Read More
The home office of the UK has included nursing on shortage occupation list for a temporary basis. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has been conducting a review of nurse supply and demand to determine whether nursing profession should be included on the list beyond this inte.... Read More
Reflective account is a descriptive report about an event or an experience as a nurse or midwife. It gives overall information about the situation, reflecting how good you are in and for practice. It includes your behavioural approach toward a situation, how you analyse it and yo.... Read More
An experienced recruitment agency provides you with an access to much different kind of vacancies that you would or wouldn’t be aware of. A good recruitment agency will be able to represent you at lot of applicable places depending on your relocation, desired facility and s.... Read More
A Primary Care Provider (PCP) is a health care practitioner that provides health services for common medical problems in an outpatient setting. This is usually a doctor, or a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner. It is often involved for a long time care for you and your f.... Read More