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Wednesday 17th May 2023

New Updates

Time Out Of Training (TOOT) days on Form R

With upcoming ARCPs, Foundation doctors (FD) are advised to complete their Form R with as much detail as possible.

In particular, we request that FDs clearly highlight the reason(s) for any TOOT days.

Please make it clear how many days are due to sick leave, how many days relate to industrial action and/or ‘other’ – please specify.

Wednesday 3rd May 2023

New Updates

2023 Shadowing Confirmation

All FY1 doctors attend 4-5 days induction/shadowing at their trust 1 week before their formal training starts on the first Wednesday of August. Funding for this is paid to trusts as part of the placement fee.

FY1’s who have graduated and been out of the NHS for longer than 2 years or who did not graduate from a UK Medical School are offered extended induction/shadowing, up to £1300 per IMG trainee will be available to trusts to fund extended shadowing (to a maximum of 10 days).

Wednesday 5th April 2023

New Updates

Position statement re trainee on-call shifts immediately prior to rotating hospital trusts.

Wednesday 8th March 2023

New Updates

IMPORTANT: Reminder - remaining 2022/23 PSA sittings

The MSC PSA team have confirmed that the next PSA sitting for current F1s scheduled for 1pm on Monday 13 March 2023, has been cancelled in England due to the confirmed industrial action for junior doctors.

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