Overseeing distribution of guardian fine monies
The money raised through fines levied by the guardian must be used to benefit the education, training and working environment of trainees.
The guardian of safe working hours should devise the allocation of funds in collaboration with the employer/host organisation junior doctors’ forum, or equivalent.
These funds must not be used to supplement the facilities, study leave, IT provision and other resources that are defined by HEE as fundamental requirements for doctors in training and which should be provided by the employer/host organisation as standard.
Performance management of the guardian
There will be a system of performance management which will include the opportunity for representatives of the doctors in training to contribute to the assessment, for example, through a system of 360° appraisal.
Where there are concerns regarding the performance of the guardian, the BMA or other recognised trade union, or the Junior Doctors Forum should raise those concerns with the Trust Medical Director or the relevant director with responsibility for managing the guardian.
These concerns can be escalated to the senior independent director on the Board of Directors where they are not properly addressed or resolved.