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With news today that the BMA and Department of Health have reached agreement on a new Junior Doctor Contract we are sure many of you are wondering what has changed to bring about agreement. The new terms & conditions of...
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In 2015, we ran a national project that 220 of you collaborated in. We submitted an abstract of the work done to SICOT and BOA Congress. We are pleased to inform you that we have had 2 acceptances. SICOT (September...
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The Vice President of BOTA (Simon Fleming) attended this meeting and the hot topics were as follows   Bootcamps (Enhanced Induction/Educational Experiences); These are coming and some regions are already running exemplary bootcamps. In this meeting Mr Richard Bamford, Mr...
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The PPC met this month with a number of high profile points for discussion.  The first was the Beford Care Commissioning Group and their contract with Circle.  There is a concern that this contract takes simples primary joints and first...
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I was granted a meeting with Prof. Liz Hughes, Director and Dean of Education and Quality at HEE (London and SE) to discuss the reasons behind the decision to have zero NTN posts in London in 2016. In this meeting,...
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I attended the annual BOA/SAC/TPD forum this year and was involved in the programme. The meeting was organised by the BOA Ed Board with the SAC Chair (David Large) and myself (as BOTA President) helping on the day. It was...
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  Dear colleagues, We understand the considerable pressure junior doctors are under at the moment and it is important that we maintain our own welfare as well as that of our patients. The stresses of working in an under-resourced and...
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This was my last BOA Council meeting as BOTA President and it continued to feel as if this committee was the most supportive of junior doctors of all the committees I attend. After usual business of approving last meetings minutes,...
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I am sure many of you have seen the “Trauma & Orthopaedics ST3 National Recruitment 2016 Preference List” document released by Health Education England via the Oriel system on Friday 8th 2016. Specifically, in this document which outlines the number...
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Elsevier has teamed up with The British Orthopaedic Trainee Association to offer you the opportunity to get your hands on a few handpicked essentials to help support you through your career as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Your handpicked Orthopaedic essentials: Get...
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