Reflection guidance for doctors

In October 2016, the Academy worked alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child
Health, to produce guidance for doctors in training about entering information into an eportfolio.
In light of the recent discussions surrounding the legal case of Dr Bawa Garba
and the use of reflection, it has been agreed that the Academy will work with the General
Medical Council,

TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) News – February 2018

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in healthcare. TEL News includes information from Health Education England’s (HEE) TEL Programme team, the e-Learning for Healthcare Programme, e-Learning and simulation Leads across the local offices and other updates we think you will find useful.

Free 1:1 career guidance and support for doctors or dentists


Careers support

This is confidential and free 1:1 career guidance and support for London and South East trainee doctors or dentists.

Are you approaching a critical career decision and would like the opportunity to explore your ideas with a career expert?  We the HEE’s Careers Unit for London and South East may be able to help you. 

GMC: The state of medical education and practice in the UK


Our seventh annual report on the state of medical education and practice in the UK sets out an overview of issues that feature prominently in healthcare.

It examines the GMC data relating to the changing medical register and explores  the patterns of complaints about different groups of doctors.

In our 2016 report we highlighted the ‘state of unease’ gripping the UK’s medical profession.

Working the night shift: preparation, survival and recovery

Working at night is an essential part of providing a comprehensive
24-hour service to patients in the NHS. However, night work requires
doctors to remain awake and alert when physiologically programmed to
be asleep. Changes to working patterns as a result of implementing the
European Working Time Directive (EWTD) also mean that most junior doctors now work full 11- to 13-hour night shifts,