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Find out all the latest news related to education and training in the north east and north Cumbria here. 

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GMC's 2017 surveys for doctors in training and trainers are now open

Posted21 March 2017

If you are a doctor in training or a postgraduate educational or clinical supervisor, you are invited to take part in this year's GMC national training surveys which run from 21 March to 3 May.

Your response helps deaneries, HEE local teams and local education providers check that doctors...

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North East Human Factors Network Conference - 16 March 2017

Posted20 March 2017

The North East Human Factors Network held their first regional conference on 16 March 2017. The purpose of the event was to improve the understanding of the benefits of applying human factors to healthcare, in particular the role of human factors in improving patient safety and quality of care...

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#iCanPreventDELIRIUM Conference

Posted3 March 2017

Following the success of the first ever #iCanPreventDELIRIUM in June, we worked in partnership with Tees Esk Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to host a second event in Newcastle on...

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#iCanPreventDELIRIUM - 20 January 2017

Posted9 February 2017

We continue to work in partnership with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to raise awareness of delirium and following the success of their first #iCanPreventDELIRIUM event, we were pleased to support their second conference. 

The purpose of the event was to promote delirium...

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Jenni Whittaker – Why I am choosing GP

Posted9 January 2017

Jenni has just finished her foundation training in the north east and north Cumbria and intends to stay in the region that she has grown to love, to become a GP. Here’s her story.

Hi I’m Jenni

Like many of you I am passionate about caring for people and making a difference...

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Dyslexia Action Week

Posted30 September 2016

During Dyslexia Awareness Week (3rd to 9th October) we are raising awarenss of Dyslexia amongst our junior doctors. 

Dyslexia is common affecting up to 10% of the population but there are those who with help and support manage their condition and succeed at work. Here are some insights...

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Targeted GP training support proposals including extensions to training

Posted21 August 2017

Health Education England today announces the outcome of a consultation on a number of proposals that could enable doctors who did not sucessfully complete their GP training to re-enter the programme and another that acknowledges previous experience of doctors from other specialties to be taken...

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Non-executive directors reappointed

Posted18 August 2017

The Government has formally announced that Professor David Croisdale-Appleby OBE and Sir Stephen Moss have been reappointed as non-executive directors of Health Education England for 3 years from 1 September 2017.

You can see the official announcement...

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Clinical placement funding

Posted15 August 2017

Following the recent announcement by the Government about funding for additional clinical placements, HEE has now written to Higher Education Institutes with the detail about how the money will be allocated.

A sample copy of the letter can be found...

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ARCP Call for Evidence Now Open

Posted11 August 2017

We have heard from junior doctors that the ARCP assessment process can prove to be a source of great stress, and that preparing can take a significant amount of effort. As a result we are reviewing ARCP and working to deliver a process that meets all necessary competency assessment and...

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