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Interested in Health Inequalities and Developing your Leadership Skills?

The East Midlands are excited to offer an innovative programme for a select number of IMT1 trainees starting in August 2022. Trainees will be able to undertake the ‘Enhance’ programme in Leadership and Social Medicine alongside Internal Medicine Training, receiving specialist training in areas such as health inequalities and public health. They will then have the unique opportunity to spend time as a hospital doctor in the community, working with local organisations to tackle health inequalities and make tangible changes for the local community.

Enhancing Junior Doctors' Lives 2021 Report Published

The 2021 Enhancing Junior Doctors' Working Lives was recently published.

You can read the full report here:Enhancing Junior Doctors' Working Lives Annual progress report 2021

Further details are summarised in the documents and video below:

Clincial Academic Training and Careers Hub Launches!

A new website aimed at individuals navigate the world of clinical academia launched on 11th October 2021.

The Clincial Academic Training and Careers Hub (CATCH) (www.catch.ac.uk) aims to:

Midlands' Charter Collaborative wins BMJ Award 2021



The Midlands' Charter collaborative has won the BMJ award for Workforce and Wellbeing Team of the Year 2021. HEE is proud to support the wellbeing of our learners alongside our partners in NHSE/I, the BMA, GMC and local education providers.

You can find more details on the Charter here.


Building a more SuppoRTTive culture for returning trainees

HEE has launched a new video to encourage a positive training environment for trainees returning to training after time away. The film features an array of people promotion a supporting culture for returning trainees: from trainees themselves to consultants, academics such as Professor Michael West, and NHS leaders, including HEE’s Dr Navina Evans and NHSE&I’s Prerana Issar.

Professional Support and Wellbeing service

The Professional Support Unit (PSU) East Midlands has changed its name. It is now the Professional Support and Wellbeing service (PSW).

For those who don’t know, the Professional Support and Wellbeing service supports both trainee doctors and dentists with targeted solution-focused support. We all face personal and professional difficulties that have an impact on how we feel and perform in the workplace, and it’s no different for trainees.

What is a Medical Microbiologist?

A new inspirational video has been created by Shankia Crusz, Consultant at Nottingham for the RCPath Website highlighting the work of a Medical Microbiologist. 


The link to the video is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaH6hL_GxwI&feature=youtu.be

Dr Adrian Tams helps to launch ‘Rural Workforce Issues in Health and Care’

Dr Adrian Tams, Workforce Transformation Manager based in our Lincolnshire office, recently spoke at the parliamentary launch of ‘Rural Workforce Issues in Health and Care’, a document which looks at key challenges related to delivering health and care in rural settings, and our plans to address them.