Training in the Independent Sector
22nd February 2021
Given the significant impact of the COVID pandemic on delivery of surgical services, it is widely accepted that this has had a profound effect on opportunities for surgical training.
The aim of this webinar is to explore the opportunities for training in the Independent Sector so that UK surgical training can continue in part peri/post COVID with NHS patients being treated in non-NHS facilities - the Independent sector.
We hope to identify what the issues are for the various stakeholders and how we might all work towards facilitating this for the benefits of training; trainees and of course ultimately patients.
Our panellists include:
- Professor S Michael Griffin OBE (Co-chair)
- Mr Timothy Graham (Co-Chair)
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, RCSEd Council Member & Chair of Standards
- Mr Jon Lund
Chair of Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST)
- Professor Namita Kumar
Postgraduate Dean, Health Education England North East
- Dr Paul Sadler
Postgraduate Dean for HEE Wessex & Consultant in Critical Care
- Mr Charles Ranaboldo
Group Medical Director, Ramsay Health Care
- Miss Sesi Hotonu
Scottish Clinical Leadership Fellow (RCSEd / NHS Grampian)
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