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Posted March 14th 2019 (2 months ago)

National QI and Patient Safety Poster Competition 2019

FINAL CALL FOR POSTER ENTRIES - BRISTOL PATIENT SAFETY CONFERENCE 

NATIONAL QI POSTER COMPETITION

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 17th March 2019

 

Apply online here: http://www.bristolpatientsafety.com/poster-competition.html

 

Judges will be looking for examples of innovation, joint working and proven outcomes. If your entry is short-listed you will be invited to create and print a poster for display at the Bristol Patient Safety Conference on 15th May 2019 and will qualify for a discounted delegate rate of £159.

 

New this year: Category Winners will get to publish an article in our Patient Safety Journal, that records the proceedings of the conference - to read visit here: www.patientsafetyjournal.com

Posted February 12th 2019 (3 months ago)

South Staff Webinar - Women and Heart Attacks

Heart attack in women is significantly under-reported and under-diagnosed.

  • Would you know the symptoms to look out for?
  • Are you aware of the lifestyle factors that can reduce this risk?

Join us for a talk by Rhian Siefers, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Team Leader of the HEART Team (acute coronary syndrome and cardiac rehabilitation) at Bristol Heart Institute, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.

Rhian will talk about symptoms, prevention and treatment – and lots of what she has to say is relevant to men as well.

All HEE South of England Staff are welcome.

This event is organised by the South of England Health and Wellbeing Group.

 

To book please go to our events page

 

 

 

Posted February 10th 2019 (4 months ago)

GW4 Clinical Academic Training (GW4-CAT) Programme

The GW4 Clinical Academic Training (GW4-CAT) Programme in Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter for Medical, Veterinary and Dental Graduates

Applications for a Summer 2020 start are invited from exceptional medical, veterinary and dental graduates to undertake 3-year PhD training at the universities of Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.

The scheme, supported by the Wellcome Trust, is aimed at exceptionally motivated clinically qualified trainees who can demonstrate the capability and drive to undertake a period of research with a view to developing a long-term career as a clinical academic. Applicants must be fully-qualified medical doctors and must have a qualification that allows them to practice clinically in the UK.

Funding offered:

  • A clinical salary
  • University tuition fees at the home rate
  • Associated project costs
  • A contribution towards travel expenses for conferences or project-related travel
  • Some carer support costs where necessary, subject to approval
  • A contribution towards core and specialist training costs

Further information and online application can be found on the GW4CAT website.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 GMT on 1st April 2019

If you have any queries, please email.

Posted February 7th 2019 (4 months ago)

Support Faculty Fellows

We are pleased to announce that applications for Support Faculty Fellows will be opening on Monday 11th February.

Further information can be here.

Posted January 30th 2019 (4 months ago)

National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day 2019

Winners of the National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day

Bristol, 11th January 2019

Oral Presentation

  • Winner - "Lost in translation: a pilot of e-learning in teaching medical students to use interpreters"
    (Dr Andre Le Poidevin, Dr Alexander Grant, Dr Sean Mackin, Dr Anna Rathborne Furse - Severn Foundation School)

Poster Presentations

Quality Improvement Group 1 Poster

  • Winner - "Improving our coronary angiography service for inpatients with NSTEACS in NHS Forth Valley"
    (Dr Philip Anderson, Dr A Barton, Dr R McFarlane, J Cappie, C Probert, Dr C Labinjoh - Scotland Foundation School)

Quality Improvement Group 2 Poster

  • Winner - "Reducing out of hours insulin and warfarin prescribing: a quality improvement project"
    (Davyd Greenish, Matthew Shorthose, Thomas Morgan, Theresa Schulz, May Ho, Caitlin McNeill - Severn Foundation School)

Quality Improvement Section 3 Poster

  • Winner - "How well are doctors documenting digital rectal examinations? A quality improvement project"
    (Adam Mounce, Ahsan Naqvi, Danielle Beaver - Wales Foundation School)

Quality Improvement Group 4 Poster

  • Winner - "Improving Cannulation Out-of-Hours Through a Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Cannulation Training"
    (Alexandra Phillips, Marilia Gougoulaki, Giovanna Cowley - North Central Thames)

Case Report Group 1 Poster

  • Winner - "A novel computed tomography guided, trans-cutaneous approach to treat refractory autophony in patients with a patulous Eustachian tube - a case series"
    (Anna Leiss, Bidemi Alli, Rishi Shukla, John-Luke Cook, Angus Waddell - Severn Foundation School)

Case Report Group 2 Poster

  • Winner - "Paraneoplastic pemphigus in a patient with Castleman’s Disease"
    (Leah Gray - Severn Foundation School)

Education Poster

  • Winner - "Common Medical Emergencies teaching for the multi-disciplinary team"
    (Tak Wai Chan, Dr Borys Borvin - Wessex Foundation School)

Research/Original Work Poster

  • Winner - "Molecular monitoring of adenovirus reactivation in faeces after haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation to predict systemic infection: a retrospective cohort study."
    (Ryan Malcolm Hum, David Deambrosis, Su Han Lum, Emma Davies, Denise Bonney, Malcolm Guiver, Andrew Turner, Robert Francis Wynn, Prashant Hiwarkar - North West of England)

Sustainability Poster

  • Winner - "The Rationing of Hernia Repairs: unfair, unsafe, and expensive."
    (William Gewanter, Mr Tom Hubbard, Mr Douglas Ferguson - Peninsula Foundation School)

Posted January 25th 2019 (4 months ago)

Innovation Fund

The application window for the Innovation Fund 2019 has now closed.

Posted January 10th 2019 (5 months ago)

Innovation Funding

There is now an opportunity to apply for Innovation funding.

 

Please email peninnovation.sw@hee.nhs.uk to receive the Innovation project document.

 

ALL applications MUST be received by Monday 21st January 2019.

 

 

Posted January 10th 2019 (5 months ago)

PGCE Funding January 2019 intake ONLY

Applications for the PGCE funding, January intake at Plymouth University are now CLOSED.

Posted November 6th 2018 (7 months ago)

PGCE Funding January 2019 intake ONLY

 

Applications for the PGCE funding, January 2019 intake at Plymouth University are now OPEN.

 

 

The PGCE Application window opened on Tuesday 6th November 2018 and will close on Tuesday 20th November 2018.

The funding available at this time is ONLY for Plymouth University.

 

 

Posted November 2nd 2018 (7 months ago)

NFDPD 2019 - DEADLINE

NATIONAL FOUNDATION DOCTORS PRESENTATION DAY 2019

Deadline to apply - 16th November 2018

 

The National Foundation Doctors' Presentation Day is a free, annual event hosted by the Severn Foundation School and supported by the UKFPO. It displays work completed by Foundation Doctors from across the UK and Malta as oral and poster presentations under the categories; Quality Improvement, Education, Sustainability, Research/Original Work, and Case Reports.


The presentation day will take place at Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel & Spa, Redcliffe Hill, BS1 6SQ on 11th January 2019. Applications to present, open on Wednesday 15th August 2018 and will close on Friday 16th November 2018.

The link to the application form can be found here.


Multiple applications will be accepted up to a maximum of three abstracts per presenting author. Oral presentations will be 10 minutes exactly, 8 minutes to present and 2 minutes for questions. Trainees presenting posters will be given 2 minutes to verbally summarise their work for the judges. Posters should be printed as A2 size only, if trainees bring a poster bigger than the required size, they may not be able to present on the day.


All abstracts submitted will be considered for both oral and poster presentations.


Once a trainee has submitted their abstract, it will go through a shortlisting process to determine whether it has been accepted for presentation. If the submission is successful, we will inform the authors of the time and the category in which they will be presenting. Presenters will be judged and scored and a prize will be given to the winner of each category.


Key Stakeholders will be attending on the day who include Foundation School Directors and Foundation Programme Directors from across the country. Additionally, delegates, speakers and judges attend from a variety of organisations such as the UKFPO, GMC, HEE, MDU, MPS, NICE, BMA, HQIP and NCEPOD as well as the Royal Colleges.


If you have any further queries with regards to the event, please email the Severn Foundation School on SEVFoundation.SW@hee.nhs.ukor call on 01454 252 669.

 

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