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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

Subscriptions 2018

  2018 2018 CATEGORY SUBSCRIPTIONS DIRECT DEBIT SUBSCRIPTIONS NON-DIRECT DEBIT Consultants Home (UK Consultants) £495 £534 Members Home (UK Fellows, Members, Diplomates, Affiliates) £380 £413 Member Low Earner (UK members with gross annual earnings up to £34,061 from medical sources) £309 £342 Trainee Affiliates (Doctors working in a GMC approved training programme who are studying

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

NUS Extra card now available for Trainees

Trainees may now apply for an NUS Extra card, listing the College as their training body. The card includes over 200 discounts such as: 10% off at The Co-operative Food 5% off at Amazon 10% off ASOS Up to 40% off at PizzaExpress The NUS extra card comes with 1 year free ISIC. The ISIC

Glossary of Terms

AACs Advisory Appointment Committees AAO American Academy of Ophthalmology ADR Annual Deanery Report AHPO Association of Health Professions in Ophthalmology ARCP Annual Record of Competency Progression ASR Annual Specialty Report ASTO Advanced Sub-specialty Training Opportunity (superseded – see TSC) AOMRC Academy of Medical Royal Colleges BAOP British Association of Ocular Pathologists BCLA British Contact Lens