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Which NHS service would you tell David Cameron to prioritise if the prime minister came knocking at your door with his spending pot?
Over lunch today I had a moan to a colleague.
Tags: foundation programme, on-call rotas
‘Can I just ask how old you are?’ I look up and see a curious wrinkled face staring at my name badge.
Tags: junior doctors, foundation programme year 1
My boss looks tired. He’s had a cough for the past week and his temper is short. I don’t like to bother him but I shelve my scruples and ask: ‘Would it be all right if we did some assessments?’ I feel guilty as he sighs: ‘Do you mind if we do them next week?’
Tags: competency-based assessments, junior doctors
I am disappointed to see that I am merely as expected.
Tags: performance, appraisal, junior doctors
I recently had one of those rare but very welcome letters of praise from a patient. It meant a lot, as you can sometimes feel isolated being a junior doctor in a primary care setting
Tags: extra sessions, junior doctors, general practice
I keep going on self-improvement courses. In fact, I’ve been on so many now that I am probably almost perfect.
Tags: juniors, self-management, work-life balance
Regional services intervened when the juniors at one hospital had their two on-call rooms and obstetrics mess taken away.
Tags: juniors, working conditions
Tags: junior doctors, specialist training, careers, modernising medical careers
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