COVID-19 - HEE National Guidance

To keep up to date with HEE's national guidance for trainees, please click here 


The BMJ have issued some FAQ's which can be found here 

Any guidance issued by the BMA can be found here

For BMA support Services, please see the Wellbeing pages

AoMRC / Royal College Guidance

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges issued guidance can be found here. They have also issued a statement for patients on accessing urgent / emergency medical care during the pandemic which you may find useful. The statement can be found here.

The Royal College of Anesthetists guidance can be found here. They also issued a new guidance statement on 16th April 2020 regarding recruitment, ARCPs and transitioning to the new curriculum in 2021. A copy of this can be found here.

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine guidance can be found here

The Royal College of General Practitioners guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Physicians guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health guidance can be found here. They also have now issued guidance on training progression which can be found here.

The Royal College of Pathologists guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Psychiatrists guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Radiologists guidance can be found here

The Royal College of Surgeons guidance can be found here



'Help for trainees on the front line' - Guidance from the JRCPTB can be found here

Guidance issued by the JRCPTB regarding trainee progression can be found here

All JCST issued statements can be found here. The latest update was 27th April 2020.


Any GMC issued guidance can be found here

HEE EoE School of Primary Care & Foundation School

HEE EoE School of Primary Care guidance can be found here

Foundation School guidance is available here

Academic Trainees

The letter sent to NIHR Academy Members Currently in Medical Specialty training can be found here

For details on the impact of COVID-19 on NIHR funding, please click here

Letters have been sent to ALL Academic trainees regarding their period of OOPR or Academic placements and a copy of these can be found below:

Letter from Post Graduate Dean 

Letter from Post Graduate Dean and HEE Medical Director

A copy of the form that requires completion to return to practice can be found here.

Please Note: you must right click the form link and select "Save As".

Once you have saved a copy to your desktop, please locate the copy and right click before selecting "Open with Adobe" in order to be able to view and edit the digital form.

All forms should be returned to marked "FAO Hannah Foskett - OOPR Academic RTP Form"  


Exams, Rotations, Flexible Training Pathways, PYAs, ARCPs & Revalidation etc

on 3rd June 2020, HEE held a webinare regarding ARCP's. A recording of the webinar can be viewed on the HEE YouTube channel.

Specialty Specific Advice for ARCPs can be found here (issued 07.05.20)

Current information on exam sittings can be found here

For information regarding rotations please click here

Information on the temporary suspension of the PYA process during COVID-19 pandemic can be found here

The COPMeD statement on Revalidation can be found here

Guidance on facilitating the return of trainees on flexible training pathways can be found here

A document on Supporting COVID 19 can be viewed here


The London school of hygiene and tropical medicine are running a free online course for 3 weeks on Covid-19 from march 23 which is likely to be repeated.

Cambridge university hospitals have a youtube channel on Covid-19 resources

BMJ learning has a wide range of online learning modules for members, including core procedures as well as topic management

Webinar on COVID-19 Radiological Appearances can be found on our website here


Dental Trainees

Click here to view information regarding Dental training

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