The upcoming introduction of the Internal Medicine curriculum will lead to a number of changes for medical training, two of which will have a direct impact on Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) training.
The presidents of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) which sets out how the colleges will continue to collaborate on key education, training and assessment activities through their working relationship known as the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK.
Flexible portfolio training (FPT) posts are new for 2019, co-badged by Health Education England and the Royal College of Physicians of London. The FPT scheme is an approach to meet the demand for flexible working in higher specialty training and is an opportunity for trainees to engage in meaningful project work that will benefit their professional development.
A flexible portfolio trainee’s non-clinical day will be focused on one of four pathways: medical education, quality improvement, research and clinical informatics.