Important Information for Trainees

As you may be aware in recent months the Health Education England teams managing London and Kent Surrey and Sussex have undergone a period of integration and now work under one office managing London and South East (LaSE)

 As part of the integration we have been identifying ways in which to improve both the way that we interact with our trainees and ways to offer more effective customer service levels.

Designated Body/Responsible Officer

The GMC have started contacting FY2 trainees who have recently been given full GMC registration following successful completion of their FY1.

For South Thames Foundation School trainees the Responsible Officer is Alec (Graeme) Dewhurst. Please note this is regardless of whether you/the trainee is employed in a London NHS Trust or in a Kent, Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust.

Otolaryngology (ENT) Run Through Pilot

The recruitment process for the first year of the otolaryngology run through pilot programme commences in the next few days. Recruitment will be via the National Core Surgical Training Application Process.  Applications commence at 10am on Wednesday 8th November and will close at 4pm on Thursday 30th November 2017. Candidates who wish to join the pilot in 2018 must apply in this recruitment ‘window’.

 The posts themselves will be included in the preferencing process for candidates which will take place initially in January 2018. 

CALL FOR PAPERS: National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day

All Foundation Doctors and Trainers are warmly invited to a day of presentations by F1 and F2 doctors.
Judges to include representatives of the UKFPO, GMC and HQIP.


Presentations for work completed during your foundation training.

To enter, please return the form by November 17th 2017 to

Radiology foundation course 4th and 5th November 2017

Please find attached details for the 2017 Radiology Recipes “Foundation Course in Clinical Radiology” on the Saturday 4/11/2017 and Sunday 5/11/2017.

This has been running for a number of years and has received great feedback from trainees who have attended past sessions.

Choose Psychiatry – it’s a discipline where you really get to know your patients

Working in Psychiatry has much to offer, and as many of our Consultants testify it is the one area where you really get to know your patients. With more Psychiatrists needed in the NHS it’s a perfect time to choose psychiatry as your career offering diversity, work-life balance and more opportunities than you might think;

Career Planning module for Foundation Trainee Doctors Launched

Dear Trainee


The London and South East Careers Unit are delighted to announce the launch of our new Career Planning  module for Foundation Trainee Doctors designed especially for you to help you with the decisions and applications you will be making over the next few months about your future careers.


9th Annual National Research Collaborative Meeting 2017

Dear trainee,

The West Midlands Research Collaborative and Student Audit and Research in Surgery (WMRC/STARSurg) are delighted to invite you to the 2017 National Research Collaborative Meeting. This event aims to showcase research collaboratives across all specialties, and provide opportunities for engagement with high-quality research projects.

The meeting is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Birmingham City Centre on Thursday 30th November 2017. Registration is free, with a refundable deposit.

MTP Open Evening - ‘How do I combine research with clinical training?’ - 4th October 18:00 - 20:00

Dear Trainee, 

The Maudsley Training Programme is organising an open evening – ‘How do I combine research with clinical training?’ on the 4th of October at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience from 18:00 to 20:00.


FY2 Doctors are invited to submit an abstract by 5pm Monday 9th October 2017

A panel of Clinicians will shortlist applications and invite a maximum of 10 Doctors to present their Audits an a further 15 to display posters by Friday 27th October 2017

All entries selected for the day will receive a certificate and prizes will be awarded to the winners.

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