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Workforce briefing - winter 2018

This briefing document reveals that patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of doctors as the usual seasonal increase combined with a rise in children’s emergency admissions is placing unprecedented demand on services. It highlights some of the key findings from the College's Workforce ce...
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Impact of BPSU studies

The BPSU has facilitated research into over 100 rare conditions. In many instances, the findings have had an immense influence over decisions relating to the condition and patient. Read case studies on the impact of BPSU's research below.
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CCT and CESR follow up cohort study

Each year, the Workforce team conducts a survey of the cohort of new CCT (Certification of Completion of Training) and CESR (Certificate of Eligiblity for Specialist Registration) holders in paediatrics, approximately one year from their certification date. Below, read our key findings from the 2016...
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Modernising medical careers (MMC) cohort study

The MMC programme was introduced to specialist training in 2007. Successful completion of this programme enables the trainee to obtain the certificate of completion of training (CCT) and gives them eligibility to apply for consultant posts. This study examines the career intentions and progress of t...
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BPSU - Rare Disease Day activities

The BPSU hosts an annual Rare Disease Day tea party - an informal networking event that brings together patients and carers, healthcare professionals, researchers and policy makers.