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A major new campaign to promote Wales as an excellent place for doctors, including GPs, and their families, to train, work and live has been launched by First Minister of Wales,...
The Wales Deanery, Welsh Government and Welsh Health Boards and Trusts have introduced a pioneering Education Contract which means that junior doctors in Wales will be the first...
Source: CUREMeDE
Applications are being sought for a prestigious, fully-funded, full-time ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP) PhD studentship, based in the School of Social...
Source: Wales Deanery
Dr Mark Stacey (Wales Deanery) & Elaine Russ (CUREMeDE) have created a new whiteboard video looking at working memory and its relevance to learning, teaching and performance....
Source: BSSU
BSSU Web Programmer, Jay Beavan, recently enhanced his ASP.NET skills by attending an intensive five day course with Stratum Worldwide. The course enables students to learn to...
Source: BSSU
The 35th HSJ Awards were celebrated at a special event on 23rd November at the Intercontinental O2, London, hosted by journalist and TV presenter Sue Perkins. The HSJ Awards are...
Source: Quality
Following the success of the ‘Promoting Excellence: Quality Roadshows’ that ran during March 2016, the Wales Deanery in collaboration with the GMC will be hosting a full-day...
Source: MedEd
Lynne Allery, Director of Medical Education, presenting on Integrated Curriculum at the Searame Conference on 'Optimising Paradigm Shifts in Health Professions Education', Yangon...
Source: WIMAT
Wales Deanery is delighted to announce that Dr Neil Warren, Director of the Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), has been awarded Honorary Membership of the Welsh...
Source: Wales Deanery
Mae’r Prif Weinidog, Carwyn Jones wedi lansio ymgyrch newydd i hyrwyddo Cymru fel lle delfrydol i feddygon, gan gynnwys meddygon teulu a'u teuluoedd, hyfforddi, gweithio a byw...
Source: Quality
Wales Deanery Quality Improvement Unit is pleased to announce the inaugural Quality Improvement Skills Training (QIST) conference on Friday 13th January 2017 at the Liberty...
Source: Quality
Calling all trainee doctors & dentists in Wales... Can you identify an area where video can be used to improve patient care? Do you want to adopt a different approach to your...
Source: BSSU
Abrar Ullah, Systems Analyst and Web Programmer, recently attended an Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication conference organised by the University of...
The Wales Deanery has launched the BEST & BSAS Awards 2016. The Awards panel are calling for clinicians in all specialties to nominate a General Practitioner, Consultant, SAS...
Wales Deanery is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative to recognise and reward outstanding trainees. Trainees within all specialties will be eligible for the BEST...
Source: BSSU
BSSU met recently with Helen Baker, Associate Director of Secondary Care, for a post-launch review of the new Education Contract Attendance System (ECAS). The project was...
Source: Quality
The Wales Deanery is seeking competent individuals to provide Lay Representation in support of the quality management of medical and dental training programmes across Wales.
A new interactive Quality Improvement tool for GPs has been launched by the RSU, Wales Deanery, check it out here: http://gpcpd.walesdeanery.org/index.php/when-bill-was-ill
Source: Wales Deanery
New publications from the CUREMeDE team.
Source: WIMAT
On behalf of Vista Cook Medical, and Course Convenor Mr Chris Morris, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, WIMAT are pleased to be hosting...
Source: Wales Deanery
An exciting career as a dental nurse awaits! Dental nurses are rapidly advancing in today’s workforce with developments of their role to include greater autonomy and flexibility...
Source: Wales Deanery
The GMC National Training Surveys for 2016 ran from 22/03 – 11/05. The annual surveys provide an opportunity for trainees & trainers to provide feedback on the training...
Source: Wales Deanery
As a new FY1 trainee, The Wales Deanery and iDoc Project team would like to offer you a free mobile library of textbooks for use on your own smartphone.
Source: WIMAT
10 years on from the initial Welsh Assembly investment in Endoscopy Training WIMAT takes a brief look back at the success of the Endoscopy Training Programme in Wales. In 2006...
Lisa Howells, Deputy Chief Dental Officer for Wales is pleased to announce the Summer 2016 edition of the Wales Dental Digest, which is now available to view on the Welsh...
In February 2016, Charlie Vaughan-Jones, Dental Tutor for Rural Wales ran a CPD course on the aspects of maxillofacial surgery.  The course was very well received with excellent...
When preparations began for the 7th DCP Symposium I was concerned that 7 years can often bring with them an ‘itch’ that can make people drift apart and send them off to seek...
Source: BSSU
The BSSU team was delighted to receive a 'shout out' this month from the Wales Deanery Finance team for creating a finance ticket for Service Desk.
June 10th.. a good day!  Dental teams from all over Wales met at Maesmawr Hall Hotel in Caersws for the Annual Rural Dental Conference.  Always a social occasion and chance to...
Source: BSSU
The BSSU team hosted a coffee morning for Wales Deanery staff on Thursday 16th June. The event, one of a series organised and facilitated by sections and units within the Deanery...
Source: BSSU
Following the successful development of the Wales Deanery Service Desk for the Revalidation Support Unit and the Finance team, BSSU has now launched a Service Desk facility for...
Source: MedEd
The Wales Deanery is offering a limited number of bursaries to support all groups of healthcare professionals in Wales with the course fees involved in undertaking a formal...
Source: BSSU
BSSU recently collaborated with the Wales Deanery's General Practice unit in the successful development and launch of a revised TRAP system for use in GP practices across Wales....
Source: Quality
The “Promoting Excellence” Roadshows were run across three locations in Wales during March 2016. These were an opportunity for the Wales Deanery and General Medical Council (GMC)...
Source: Wales Deanery
Graphic recording artist, Laura Sorvala joined us at our latest Medical Trauma Risk Management (MedTRiM) event in Swansea on 14th April. Laura’s wonderful graphic captures some...
Source: MedEd
The successful How To series has continued to expand and we have just added 9 new titles to this popular series. This brings the series total to 75 publications, each of which...
Source: Wales Deanery
The ability to perform under pressure is critical in all aspects of medical work.   Dr Mark Stacey, Professor Alison Bullock and Elaine Russ have developed a model that...
Source: BSSU
BSSU's newest team member, Chris Bourne, has achieved the Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management following a recent three day ITiL course with the Knowledge Academy. ITiL...
Source: MedEd
This animation gives you a quick introduction to the Medical Education team. Please click to watch:
Source: MedEd
The successful How To series has continued to expand and we have just added 9 new titles to this popular series. This brings the series total to 75 publications, each of which...
Source: CUREMeDE
Dr Mark Stacey (Associate Dean for Innovation, Wales Deanery) and Andy McCann (DNA Definitive) having been showcasing their new Medical Trauma Risk Management (MedTRiM) programme...
Source: CUREMeDE
A summary of our invitation only event on developing a credential in medical education.
GP CPD Project - Clinical Study Days     The aim of the project was to support GPs with CPD opportunities to enhance and update their clinical learning alongside an opportunity...
Source: BSSU
Produced by the Academic Section of Medical Education within the Deanery, the ‘How to’ series provides a comprehensive overview of a range of educational topics in a readily...
Applications are now open for the Certificate of Higher Education in Dental Nursing training programme. The course aims to provide students with a practical and intellectual...
Congratulations to Professor Jon Cowpe who retired from the role of Director of Postgraduate Dental Education in Wales at the end of February 2016.  We wish Jon well for his...
Source: MedEd
Transformational Instructor Behaviour and Motivation to Learn: A Mediated Model, published in Le Travail Humain.
Source: MedEd
Applications are open for the 2016 Medical Education courses. Further details of all our courses can be found here:Medical Education
Source: MedEd
This new video shows recent students on the MSc & PG Diploma Medical Education course talking about their experiences. Please click to watch:
Source: MedEd
Wales Deanery staff at the DEMEC Conference November 2015, where the Medical Education section ran an event stand to promote our academic programmes.
Source: Wales Deanery
Wales Deanery is now entering the next phase in reconfiguration of training programmes relating to the introduction of an education contract.
The Best Educational Supervisor, Trainer & Best Staff & Associate Specialist Awards 2015 - The nomination process is now running. All Welsh doctors and dentists in...
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