Professional Support Unit
Professional Support for Doctors in Training
Almost all medical and dental trainees will complete their training years meeting educational standards and performing their role without concerns being expressed about their professional performance. However there may be situations where a trainee's progress gives cause for concern. We believe that early intervention is essential. The aim of the support is to ensure that East of England trainee doctors and dentists have access to a professional and confidential occupational health & medical education service
The Professional Support Unit (PSU) supports all doctors in training whose performance has been affected by issues that may arise and prevent progression throughout the training process.
The PSU provides a consistent, single point of access to expert advice, guidance and information regarding concerns to all parties involved in the management of medical trainees.
What problems may trainee doctors experience? The cause for poor performance varies widely, but primarily falls into one or more of the following categories: