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Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists in Training

The new guidance document ‘Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists in Training’ provides recommendations for both trainers and ophthalmologists in training to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the training programme. The insights of the first ‘Effects of COVID-19 on training’ trainee survey in late August 2020, helped to shape recommendations in

Over 70,000 trainees and trainers contribute to the GMC’s Training Environments 2018 report

The GMC has published a report summarising the findings of their annual national training survey and identified a number of key areas for improvement moving into 2019. The survey, which looks at the UK medical training environment, enables the GMC to continue to enhance medical education and training. Three key areas were highlighted by this

RCOphth Supports Ophthalmologists in Training in the UK

The College fully recognises that the recent dispute over the junior doctors contract has not been solely about terms and conditions, but is a reflection on a number of long standing concerns about the direction of medical training in the UK. It highlights that many of our trainees feel unsupported and undervalued in their roles

GMC urges trainers to share their views from the frontline

More than 45,000 senior doctors responsible for developing the next generation of consultants and GPs in the UK are being invited to share their views on the medical education provided by their organisations. The General Medical Council (GMC) wants to hear from those on the education frontline, as part of a new UK-wide survey of