Archive for June, 2011

Being a Cardiology Trainee at a Tertiary Teaching Hospital

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a cardiology trainee? Well read on, as Dr Dai Samuel shares his experience at University Hospital Wales. Seeing the words Cardiology, University Hospital Wales and Core Medical Training in the same sentence is both exciting and frightening in equal measures. The prospect of being a junior on [...]

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Time for Trainers to have their say!

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Dr Sian Lewis, Sub Dean (Quality) at the Wales Deanery is our guest blogger today – keeping us up-to-date with the latest on the GMC trainers survey. Thanks Sian. The 2010 GMC Trainer Survey results are now available and with a 53% response rate they have raised some highlights and some serious issues for us [...]

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The new Tobacco Control Action Plan for Wales

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

In the current economic climate it is essential that the government spends taxpayers’ money wisely – and on projects that will work. There are significant savings which the Welsh Government must make from the health budget over the next few years, so it is crucial that policies are part of a joined up, cross departmental [...]

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