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Here’s to another cracking CCrISP course

This week Medical Education Leeds will be facilitating the ever popular Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) course. This is an accredited Royal College of Surgeons course, combining a variety of teaching and learning techniques to produce an informative and interactive course/ assessment for Surgical Trainees.  Mags Flanagan, one of our experienced Course…

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The Grand Round Is Back

Led by Dr Andrew Lewington and Dr Marissa Minns (Chief Registrar), Grand Round is back with a new format, aimed at engaging postgraduate trainees on clinical, researched and academic aspects of a given topic. The Grand Round provides a weekly forum for healthcare professionals and academics to come together and learn in the presence of…

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Urology Boot Camp 2016

We’ve had a busy few days in Medical Education with the second Urology Boot Camp running throughout the week and into the weekend. This was a national five day training course for newly appointed urology registrars from across the country. Following the successful pilot last year, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust was chosen as the host…

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A warm welcome…

We’re welcoming our new intake of Foundation Year 1 doctors to Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust today. For the next few days, the doctors will be taking part in a comprehensive induction programme before beginning work on our wards next week. When doctors start working at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, it’s important we tell them what…

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ARCP Skills Sign Off

 Please note, this opportunity has closed for the academic year 2015-16.  Core Medical Trainees struggling to gain sign-off for their Annual Review of Competency Progression (ARCP) assessments can now arrange their own assessments via our dedicated online booking system. To help Core Medical Trainees gain sign-off, Medical Education Leeds is offering trainees exclusive access to…

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RAMPPS

In collaboration with the Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Medical Education Leeds is today running the RAMPPS course at the Clinical Practice Centre at St James’s University Hospital. Using simulation in medical training is at the heart of our work in Medical Education Leeds and the RAMPPS course we’re running today showcases how…

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British Science Week: Training our Surgeons of tomorrow

More than a dozen people from across Leeds were given the chance to perform complex keyhole surgery at an event celebrating the Leeds Festival of Science. Don’t worry; members of the public weren’t carrying out the procedures on real patients but rather on simulators. The event, one of many taking place across the city as…

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Introducing Dr Heather Cooper-Waite, SAS Tutor

Traditionally seen as the dependable and vital backbone of service provision within the NHS, Specialty & Associated Specialist (SAS) Staff Grade Doctors and Dentists are a diverse group and between them have a rich source of knowledge and experience to offer. Consisting of Staff Grade Doctors, Associate Specialists and Specialty Doctors, in Medical Education Leeds,…

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