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.

Programme Fair

Thank you for attending our Programme Fair on Friday 16th March 2018 - if you missed any of the presentations or could not attend, we have uploaded this information to view at the top of the page.

If you have any questions about the programme fair, e-mail - Please do visit our feedback page, your comments are important to us.

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. 

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.


For current F1 Trainees : We are looking to recruit teachers to run the ATSP scheme in YOUR trust.

Dear all  current F1 Trainees,

We are looking to recruit teachers to run the ATSP scheme in YOUR trust.

Please sign up to ONE of the following half-day teacher training events to prepare you to deliver the ATSP teaching programme at your hospital:

Monday 26th June 2017 OR Wednesday 28th June 2017

"Why asthma kills" updated link

Further to the recent email about the report “Why asthma still kills” that was circulated recently. It was found that the link in the letter was not working correctly therefore please find an updated link for the report which can be found on the Royal College of Physicians website:

It is requested that all trainees should take some time to read through the report and make themselves familiar with the recommendations.

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