Our aim is to develop an excellent 60 hours taught programme that truly meets the needs of our foundation trainees. This is to enhance Foundation training but it also supports future careers plans for core/higher/run through training by offering something new and exciting.
In line with the new EoE 60 Hours Taught Programme Each trainee will book 3 x 1/2 day hub events as part of their generic training in both F1 and F2 and will be encouraged to sign up in the professional practice week or at least within the first few weeks of their training. Two half day sessions should be clinical and the other should be non-clinical or relate to professionalism.
We hope that our trainees will meet higher trainees and enthusiastic educators in specialties that they have a particular interest in and may choose to continue their training in the East of England.
Please be aware that due to recent circumstances some trusts may need to limit their spaces and therefore, due to the requirement for infection control, may not be able to accommodate a large number of trainees from partnering trusts. Most 'central' hubs will be fully remote for the 2021-22 training year . Please see our guidance document for more information as well as our Hub spreadsheet which details all Hubs and their locations. Please note that the Hub spreadsheet is a guide only and should not be used to contact administrators to make bookings. We have included direct links to Bridge booking for ease of reference.
Bookings for the 2021-22 academic year are NOW LIVE. We are really pleased to see the level of enthusiasm so far with trainees booking their Hubs. However please can we ask that you do not sign up for more than 2x Clinical and 1x non Clinical event - if you do you will block other trainees opportunities to register. We will offer any gaps at a later date as study leave opportunities.
How to teach for Foundation Doctors
This course is aimed at Foundation Doctors in the East of England to help develop their skills as a trainer and learner in many various capacities .
The course is UKFPO approved and we thank the Severn deanery who have provided us with their course slides.
You will need to sign up to the Program to access the Handbook and pre-recorded sessions:
**Each session has 1x date a month
Link to sign up
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Please note that you must complete all parts of the course (section 1-6) including completion of final checklist signed by your FTPD or Educational Supervisor to be eligible for a completion certificate. You can attend section 1-5 in any order but please ensure that you attend session 6 last.
Please also see our document section below in order to access the Train the Trainer delegate Handbook where you can find out more about the programme and how it works!
A 1 hour workshop on wellbeing in the workplace, particularly during these challenging times. These sessions will be hosted on Zoom but are as interactive as possible involving input from both the speaker and attendees to remind all that there is always help available, people to reach out to and resources and strategies one can use when our mental, physical health and wellbeing is faced with difficult stressful situations.
11th November 2021: https://foundation-heeoe.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/544fe141/enroll
6th January 2022: https://foundation-heeoe.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/a2b34580/enroll
Book your place using the Bridge links above! Please note there are 25 spaces per session so book early to avoid disappointment.
Guide to Quality Improvement Scheme
The link to the teaching for Foundation Trainees is available here: https://foundation-heeoe.bridgeapp.com/learner/courses/f0a212f4/enroll
As part of this project we are also developing a mentoring scheme.
For FY1s who would like further teaching and support to help you lead their own QIP: https://forms.gle/MY6eHNXWg13RBbzE7
For FY2s or above who would like to act as a mentor (mentors will be expected to provide advice and guidance, one-to-one meetings as well as general support. Help and teaching will be available to aid in this role): https://forms.gle/DD5QQCPLR3gsPRFA9