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Both the GMC and BMA have released guidance and help regarding the recent coronavirus pandemic and  how it affects your practice.  For BMA guidance visit their website here For GMC guidance visit their website here...
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Regarding rotations of trainees, an HEE letter was published earlier this week (see HEE letter here). In general no trainees are moving to new hospitals, but some rotations within a hospital are still occurring with appropriate permissions and where there would...
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The British Orthopaedic Association has published its latest guidance on managing trauma and orthopaedic services in the face of the current coronavirus pandemic.  “‘For all of our members: All of us will be changing aspects of what we do and...
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Applications for the role of the Bone and Joint Infection Registry Fellow are welcomed. This will be a one year post for UK based trainees in programme commencing in March 2020. The aim of the role will be to support...
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There will be two opportunities per year for trainees to apply, with deadlines at the end of May and end of November. One fellowship will be awarded at the January financial planning committee meeting and one will be awarded at...
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JCST Meeting RCS Edinburgh, 24th October 2019 I had the privilege of representing BOTA at the recent JCST meeting conducted at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Several important areas were discussed. The JCST recognised the work of outgoing T&O...
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IBSCE, Dublin 5th July 2019 On the 5th July 2019 I represented BOTA at the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) meeting which was held at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The IBSCE are responsible for the...
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At the Royal College of Surgeons of England 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3PE The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) and the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA) are independent professional organisations that work to promote excellence in surgical...
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RCS England Learning and Assessment Meeting and RCS 13th June 2019 Royal College of Surgeons, England I had the opportunity to represent BOTA at the most recent Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) Learning and Appraisal Committee meeting and...
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JCST Meeting 15th May 2019 Royal College of Surgeons, England   I had the opportunity to attend the Joint Committee of Surgical Training (JCST) meeting on Wednesday 15th May 2019 at the Royal College of Surgeons, England alongside the President...
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ISCP Management Meeting 18th April 2019 I represented BOTA at the recent ISCP management meeting which raised some interesting points for trainees. The main point of discussion was the Multiple Consultant Report. In line with new GMC changes to the...
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Credentialing has been proposed as a process which will support doctors to gain recognition for training or expertise in a particular area of practice. The GMC ran a consultation on a draft framework for credentialing between September 2018 and January...
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Opening Date: 15 October 2018 Closing Date:  26 July 2019 Duration: Full time: 1 year, Part time: 2 years Sub-Specialty: Trauma and Orthopaedics Students will study clinical orthopaedics specific to upper limb, lower limb, trauma, paediatrics, oncology and spine. In addition depending on...
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  JCST FEE FOR TRAINEES 2019–20 The Surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland are committed to maintaining the highest standards of surgical training. Together, via the Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST), the Colleges ensure the delivery of...
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January 2019 British Orthopaedic Trainees Association 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3PE 0207 405 6507 www.bota.org.uk @bota_UK About BOTA The British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) was established in 1987. BOTA represents the professional needs of over 1000 trauma and...
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