Jamie’s Money Matters – September BMA Newsletter

Did you know in a recent survey only 27% of trainees actually checked their wage slip?  Please find it! It might be in your mess, or with the secretaries or posted out to your home address   Dos and Don’ts DO make sure you are on the correct tax code. Many of you will have…
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Eventbrite pilot for regional teaching sessions

Across the year there are a number of teaching sessions provided as part of the regional teaching programme. Some of these have limited places and require you to request a place such as those in Kirklands or involving clinical simulation.  The majority of sessions, however, just require you to turn up either at Stobhill, PRM…
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Scottish Part 3 Course

Congratulations to everyone who made it through the part 2! Registration has now opened for the Scottish part 3 course which takes place at St Johns on 2nd November.  It costs £250 and the registration form can be found here.  You better register quick as there are only 13 places. Good luck!

The age of the lead employer dawns

Not everyone may be aware but from August 2018, all trainees in Scotland will have a regional lead employer.  For those training in the West of Scotland, our lead board will be NHS GGC.  This means that no matter which board you work in each year, your employment documents and pay details are coordinated by…
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New ePortfolio in 2019

To coincide with the new curriculum, a new ePortfolio will be launched in August 2019! I am reliably informed that it will have many capabilities that the current ePortfolio does not have, such as autofilling of some forms. Dr Brogan and Michelle Currie are the West of Scotland ePortfolio Champions and they will keep us…
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Update from deanery about ARCP teaching attendance form

It has been brought to the deanery’s attention that the ST3-5 Labour Ward Prioritisation session on 16th February has been missed off the form.  If you are ST3-5, please add this to the form when you complete it. It has also been noted that the Gender Reassignment session is shown at ST3-7 rather than just…
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Updated teaching matrix for January-June 2018

The updated version of the deanery teaching matrix is now available on all teaching pages of the website.  It will be emailed to you by the deanery very soon, if you haven’t got it already. The only changes are: (1) A confirmation that the ST1-7 symposium being held on 27/4/18 is at The New Lister…
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Maternal Critical Care Symposium in Edinburgh

The Scottish Maternal Critical Care Network are holding a Maternal Critical Care Symposium at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, on Wednesday 13th June 2018.  It looks like it will be a really interesting day and the flyer can be found here. The registration fee for trainees is £60 and details can be found on…
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All new for 2018

In the first news post of 2018, we would like to express our thanks to Adam Archibald and Kim Gibson who are both stepping down from the committee as CCT looms.  They have given a lot of time and hard work to WAGS and they will be sorely missed on the committee. Several new trainees…
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The pelvic anatomy course is now fully booked and details of the ST1-2 teaching in January is now the website.