Latest News & Updates

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Reflective Practice Guidance

Thursday 20th September 2018
Caroline Evans

Please take a little time to read this very short document from AoME

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NEW Portfolio Self Score for CT1 and ST3 recruitment

Thursday 20th September 2018
Caroline Evans

Please have a close look at this if you are applying for a post from 2019. Some big changes for ST recruitment

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ARCP 2019 dates

Friday 7th September 2018

ARCP dates for January and Summer 2019 are as follows: January 16th 2019 ST mixed grade ARCP, Cardiff January 31st 2019 Core Training mixed grade ARCP, Cardiff June 4th 2019 ST7 & CT2 ARCP June 18th 2019 CT1 & CT3 ARCP June 19th 2019 ST5 & 6 ARCP July 2nd 2019 ST4 ARCP July 3rd 2019 ST3 ARCP If you are a trainee based in North Wales this training year, it is likely that a separate date will be set at the end of June 2019 for your ARCP. Please keep this in mind when you are booking annual leave. Current ARCP checklists are also under review so please check the website prior to ARCP to make sure that you have the correct version. Please contact…

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Silver IQT Workshop dates for Anaesthetic & ICM

Sunday 26th August 2018

The dates for the next Anaesthetics & ICM Silver IQT Workshop are Tuesday October 16th & Tuesday December 11th, to be held at the SSE Swalec Stadium in Cardiff. Health Education and Improvement Wales working in partnership with 1000 Lives Improvement have developed a unique QI Training programme for both doctors in training and trainers, to provide high quality training in the principles of QI and access to QI training resources to support innovation and excellence in healthcare. This two-day programme includes: • High quality QI training through the use of interactive workshops on the methodology and framework that underpins Quality Improvement • Access to training resources and educational support for the development of innovative QI projects developed…

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Updated information on Return to Training & PHEM

Sunday 26th August 2018

See the updated School Checklist for any trainee who is planning on taking prolonged leave from the training programme e.g. OOPT, OOPE. complementary/dual specialty training or maternity/paternity leave - click Resources & Matt Creed has provided useful information on how to make a successful application to PHEM sub-specilaist training - click PHEM

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Educational Supervisor Meetings on LLP

Monday 13th August 2018

It's Educational Supervisor meeting time and regardless of Lifelong Learning Platform or e-portfolio the school will still be using the educational supervisor meeting paperwork, which can be found here: Core, Intermediate and Higher. Please fill out and then upload under Activities/Educational Supervisor meetings.

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Educational Supervisor/Named Clinical Supervisor Update Day

Wednesday 25th July 2018

This year's Welsh School of Anaesthetics ES/NCS Update Day will be taking place on the 9th October 2018 at the Commodore Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. This will be a full day event, at a cost of £65 per person. Please make sure you apply for leave in time! Places must be booked in advance via this form - your place will be confirmed once payment is received. The deadline for bookings is the 7th September 2018.

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LINCymru

Tuesday 10th July 2018

For any of you taking part in QI projects that may want to share your ideas and look at what others are doing around Wales

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WAFT 2018-2019

Sunday 1st July 2018

Welsh Anaesthetics Finals Teaching (WAFT) Are you post primary? Are you preparing (or even just starting to think about preparing) for your final FRCA? ...then WAFT is for you! WAFT runs free study days on specialist topics to support preparation for both the written and SOE aspects of the final FRCA exam. The days are focused on condensing this specialist knowledge/understanding in to exam orientated sessions to complement local finals teaching and the Welsh Written and SOE exam practice courses. They are also a great way to meet up with colleagues at similar stages of exam prep. We'll be in touch with dates for 2018-2019 soon. If you would like to be added to the email contact list, then please email WAFTeaching@gmail.com with your…

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Lifelong Learning Platform

Thursday 28th June 2018

The Lifelong Learning Platform will be replacing the e-portfolio system starting in August 2018 and be completed by August 2019. Trainees will be emailed their changeover date and how to port their training record. The new system is now available to view via College webinars. Questions should be directed to Simon Ford Simon.ford@wales.nhs.uk. Each hospital in Wales has a local lead for the LLP who will be able to provide local support and guidance.

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