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  • Reminder for deadline for Abstracts for SAS Tutors' Development Day

    Wed, 10th May 2017

    Reminder for abstracts

    The next SAS Tutors' Development Day takes place Tuesday 3 October 2017at the Crowne Plaza, Solihull (formerly the Holiday Inn)

    Registration form

    Call for papers - please note the deadline is Friday 23 June

    This one-day meeting will consist of a mixture of lectures and group work to help the development of the SAS Tutor, including sharing of good practice

  • Date of Next CorBLIME Meeting

    Wed, 10th May 2017

    Due to demand another CorBLIME meeting has now been scheduled for 18/19 April 2018 at the Double tree by Hilton, Ealing common - Bookings now being taken

    Reg Form    Draft Programme

  • On line Clinical Teacher

    Mon, 24th April 2017

    Dear NACT UK Member

    We are reviewing our Association journal membership of Clinical Teacher. We are looking at alternative ways of supporting online access depending on membership requirements. We would be grateful for your response to three questions:

    1)      Have you accessed Clinical Teacher online?                                            Yes / No

    2)      If yes, how many times a year on average?                                           1-2,        3-5,        >5

    3)      As a NACT member, is it important to be able view this journal?                Yes / No

    This will be discussed at our AGM on 11 May so please respond by emailing us your responses to office@nact.org.uk by no later than Friday 5 May.

    Thank you for your help with this.

  • Education Adviser Job Description

    Mon, 3rd April 2017

    Dear All,

    Please log in as a Member and go to Members Area News to download a copy of the NACT UK Education Adviser Job Description, that Liz Spencer is currently doing.  As she is demitting in May 2018, we are looking for her replacement.

    If you are interested in this advisory role, please submit your interest in writing no later than 5 p.m. Friday 28th April.  Interview/s will take place on 11th May at the Spring Meeting in Sheffield.

    Best wishes,

    Mrs Jane Litherland

    Exec Manager

    NACT UK - The “premier place” for practical educational ideas and advice

    Learn and share across specialties, regions and countries

    Norfolk House East

    499 Silbury Boulevard

    Central Milton Keynes

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  • NACT UK CPD Day, Spring Meeting and AGM: 10/11 May 2017 - Deadline for bedrooms reminder!

    Tue, 21st February 2017

    Please note: bedrooms are limited and need to be booked before 10 March, due to other events being held in Sheffield which will impact on costs - so please ensure you book early.

  • ACCEA 2017

    Tue, 14th February 2017

    NACT UK support for Clinical Excellence Award Applications

    The next round of  ACCEA opens on Tuesday 28 February 2017, with a closing date of 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017 - for further information please go to http://www.nact.org.uk/members-area/accea/

  • Language Support for IMGs - request for examples of good practice

    Tue, 7th February 2017

    Language Support for International Medical Students (IMGs) and Induction

    Dear Member

    Following on from the January Council actions where it was agreed that we should include some best practice on the website to support non-native speakers of English working in the NHS, we are looking for example programmes that Trusts are already providing for their IMGs.

    If you have any good programmes which you are happy to share please let us know via the following link http://www.nact.org.uk/members-area/blog/

    We look forward to hearing from you.

  • STOP PRESS - Clinical Teacher

    Tue, 7th February 2017

    STOP PRESS

    ‘A special package of relevant Clinical Teacher papers has been compiled’ by The Clinical Teacher editorial team for the recent Multi-Specialty Conference “Training the New Generation” that took place in London January 17th & 18th.

    Please visit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1743-498X/homepage/virtual_issue.htm

    This has open access for all for a limited time frame – to allow all doctors to be aware of the journal. Please cascade to all your Supervisors and Educators.

    The selected 7 articles are highly relevant to all:-

    • Skills of clinical supervisor
    • Assessing leadership in foundation doctors
    • Written feedback on SLEs
    • Entrustable professional activities
    • Teaching & learning in out-patients
    • Using social media in education
    • Developing a CTG simulator

    The Clinical Teacher comes out 6 times a year and is packed with insightful and scholarly articles to inspire readers to engage with new ideas, try new things and reflect more critically on clinical education – highlighting areas of excellent practice as well as identifying areas for improvement.

    As a NACT UK member you get access to The Clinical Teacher as part of the membership or you can subscribe to the journal direct – the online subscription in the UK is £122 - see this link for all the options http://ordering.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subs.asp?ref=1743-498X&doi=10.1111/(ISSN)1743-498X

     

     

  • SAS Tutors' Development Day: 3 October - call for papers

    Wed, 25th January 2017

    Please note:

    The next SAS Tutors' Development Day takes place on Tuesday 3 October 2017at the Crowne Plaza, Solihull (formerly the Holiday Inn)

    Registration form

    Call for papers - please note the deadline is Friday 23 June

    This one-day meeting will consist of a mixture of lectures and group work to help the development of the SAS Tutor, including sharing of good practice

  • REMINDER - NACT UK CPD Day, Spring Meeting and AGM: 10/11 May 2017 - DEADLINE REMINDER!

    Wed, 7th December 2016

    Please note: bedrooms are limited and need to be booked before 10 March, due to other events being held in Sheffield which will impact on costs - so please ensure you book early.

    Bookings are being taken for this year's CPD Day, Spring Meeting and AGM which takes place at the Novotel in Sheffield.  On 10 May 2017 there will be a CPD Day (modelled on the BLIME meetings and  offering some professional skills' development for all attendees).  The CPD starts with registration at 0930 and the runs between 1000 and 1630.  This will be followed by an optional Pre-Conference Workshop "Supporting and Developing the Faculty", which runs between 1730 and 1900.  The main Spring Meeting and AGM will follow on 11 May. 

    The Spring Meeting is a GREAT opportunity for networking and airing views.

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    CPD Programme

    Pre-Conference information

    Latest programme

    NACT UK Spring Meeting Registration Form