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Wales Deanery (School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education)

The strategic aim of the Wales Deanery is to commission, quality assure and support the education and training of trainees, hospital doctors, GPs, dentists and DCPs in Wales.

This includes the development of innovative models of education and training delivery, building training capacity and leading on postgraduate medical and educational research.

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Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows

Job Title: Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellowship - now 5 posts

The Wales Deanery is delighted to announce – We are able to offer one further Training Fellowship for this year.

Along with Aneurin Bevan Continuous Improvement (ABCi) we are offering an additional Welsh Clinical Leadership and Improvement Fellowship.
The role will be located within the ABCi Office, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Head Quarters, St Cadocs Hospital. Gwent;

Project Description: The project will be a negotiated with the Director of Aneurin Bevan Continuous Improvement Centre.

All specifications for this post remain as the Welsh Clinical leadership Training Fellowship post.
This is a unique opportunity to undertake the first of its kind in Wales, we are pleased to announce this scheme for commencement in August/September 2015.

Immediate Supervisor: Dr Danny Antebi LLM MSc MB ChB FRCPsych

For further information on this project please contact Dr Danny Antebi. E-Mail Image

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Posts and Programmes Available Commencing August 2015

The table below will be updated regularly with the number of 3 year rotations likely to be available in each district scheme when this information becomes available. The actual figures may vary slightly when offers are made in 2015, as matters such as a trainee returning from maternity leave cannot be predicted with any degree of certainty.

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Oriel Recruitment System

Oriel is of one the initiatives of the Medical and Dental Recruitment and Selection (MDRS) programme.  It includes the design and, now ongoing implementation, of a UK-wide recruitment system for postgraduate specialty medical, dental and public health training.  From December 2014 onwards, healthcare scientists will also be recruited through the system.  The Oriel team within Health Education England (HEE) continues to work with trainees, the devolved nations and wider stakeholders to produce a unified system and solution.

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DeaneryView - Our Magazine

deaneryDeaneryView is the magazine for staff and external stakeholders of the Wales Deanery.

It features news and events, latest updates, new initiatives and much more.

 pdfDeaneryView July 2014

Any news to be include in the magazine plus any feedback from stakeholders is welcomed, please submit details to: E-Mail Image

 

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Developing Doctors to Deliver

The 3D Programme is a free educational programme for GPs, hospital based doctors and Public Health doctors.

The 3D Programme is provided by the General Practice Section of the School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education of Cardiff University. It is designed to address the educational requirements of doctors who wish to extend their abilities in engaging with and influencing the service improvement agenda in NHS Wales.

Strong clinical leadership at locality level supporting local engagement and understanding.

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A Celebration of Trainees in Wales

A "Celebration of Trainees in Wales" in association with Wales Deanery and Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health is being held on Thursday, 14th May 2015 at Ty Newydd Country Hotel, Hirwaun, Aberdare. ...

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DFT Trainer Survey

Dental Foundation Trainer Survey In order for us to continue to support recruitment and retention of Dental Foundation Dentists and Trainers in Wales and to refine processes and procedures supporting...

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UKETS endovascular course 25th March Bristol

Are you interested in Cardiology, Vascular Surgery or Radiology? Come to the next UKETS course "Foundations in Endovascular Practice". This unique, award winning* course is the only one of its kind in...

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Return to Practice Guidance

Through its role in developing revalidation for doctors, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges developed considerable concern and perceived a lack of guidance regarding doctors' return to practice after...

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RCPsych International Congress - Foundation Trainees

The RCPsych International Congress is taking place Monday 29th June – Thursday 2nd July 2015. We believe the Congress is a great event for Foundation Trainees to attend as it will not only provide them...

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Careers & Recruitment

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Evidence of Foundation Competency

 The national person specification for entry to all United Kingdom first year specialty training programmes requires applicants to provide evidence of achievement of Foundation Competence within the last...

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Choosing Careers in Wales

With devolved administration, the NHS is structured slightly differently and reflects some variations to its goals for doctors and patients in Wales, including: Aspirations to a consultant-led service Deanery...

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Recruitment Documents and Links

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Application Guidance

Recruitment in 2015 &...

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Latest Available Courses

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Preparing for Consultant Selection Course

Trainees can reserve a place on the course using the following link and the booking system.

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'Skills for Trainees' - Wales Deanery delivered courses

The Wales Deanery's Medical Education Unit is offering the following one day courses on: Teaching Techniques Assessing Trainees in Clinical Settings

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Introducing 'Skills for Trainees'

The Wales Deanery is no longer signposting Skills for Trainees courses delivered by external providers. The courses provided internally will still be available. Please see details below;  

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WIMAT Accreditation

The Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), based at The Wales Deanery, Cardiff University provides a wide range of postgraduate education and training for junior doctors through to consultants...

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Cardiff Spinal Surgery Course for FRCS Orth and FRCS SN

This 2 day training course uses MCQs, clinical cases and VIVAs to prepare higher surgical trainees for their exit exams. The emphasis is very much placed on simulating exam conditions in a formative environment. Course...

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