The government has announced a £5 billion budget to improve training and the development of health staff for a more efficient service. Under the mandate to Health Education England, which has been set up to highlight the importance of NHS training and education, it is hoped the plans will ensure a more multidisciplinary workforce is equipped to operate in both hospitals and the community. Indeed, plans are afoot to try encourage around half of student nurses to carry out community placements as part of their training by March 2015.
Consultant in podiatric surgery and spokesman for the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, Michael O'Neill, offers advice for podiatrists trying to further their careers.
Locum doctors are among the many licensed physicians required to go through revalidation every five years in order to be able to continue to practice. Launched in December last year, revalidation was designed to create a more robust health service. It is aimed at ensuring every doctor is fit for practice, helping to raise patients' trust in the service. Doctors taking on agency shifts in addition to their normal workload are in an interesting position...
Working as a locum pharmacist, via an NHS-approved recruitment agency, you will have the chance to work in a variety of settings and with a broad range of patients to help develop your experience, widen your horizons and determine where you would like to be working in a few years' time.
The UAE offers a wealth of opportunities for healthcare professionals who want to experience a new culture and state of the art facilities, supported by a thriving ex-pat community. A family oriented society, where crime rates are low, the UAE is a popular destination for doctors, nurses and healthcare specialists looking for international experience.
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