What are we going to talk about? About the trust Rotations Life as a junior doctor at BLT Banding Accommodation Questions
About the hospitals You will be based at two main sites Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Barts Hospital, Barbican Both are undergoing major building work to become Britains biggest hospital FY1/2 will be moving into new hospital at Royal London in early 2012!
Trust highlights Leading edge cancer specialties Childrens hospital Fertility centre Londons air ambulance Leading trauma and emergency care
Patient Population Leading specialist services care for patients throughout UK Majority of annual attendances are patients living locally BLT covers diverse communities from the financial districts of the City to some of Britains most deprived areas
Foundation Year 1 Rotations Consists of 3 x 4 month rotations List of rotations will be available at the BLT desk Typical rotation is Medicine/ Surgery/ Speciality (or more med) Specialities include: Anaesthetics, Care of the Elderly, Psychiatry, renal, oncology, specialist endocrinology
What else does BLT offer to FY1s? Shadowing Programme / Induction Weekly Teaching including practical skills Simulation centre and mobile simulation training Careers one to ones
Foundation Year 2 Rotations Consists of 3 x 4 month rotations List of rotations will be available at the BLT desk Typical rotation is A&E/ GP/ Speciality Specialities include: Neurology, Renal, Stroke Medicine, Care of the Elderly, O&G, Rheumatology/Dermatology, Psychiatry, Max Fac, Opthalmology, GUM, anaesthetics, cardiology, oncology
What else does BLT offer FY2s? Induction / on line induction Generic Teaching Prep for Specialty applications Practical skills Simulation centre and mobile simulation training Careers one to ones Study Leave In House courses ALS, ATLS, basic sugical skills, IMPACT etc Tasters
Life for junior doctors at BLT Regular Mess events locally and in central london Mess room in Royal london has sofas, tv, and vending machines Most of the juniors (+seniors) can be found at the local pub after work!
Banding Banding is subject to change and is being reviewed However the general rule from this year: Medicine – 1A (50%) Surgery – 1B (40 %) Remember you also get Full London weighting !
Accommodation Both hospitals have excellent transport links so most people live privately near the hospital There is hospital accommodation at both sites ranging from studio apartments to family accommodation. Pricing is available from the barts and the london trust website.
So why work at BLT? 1. Get to work at world renowned specialist centres! 2. Great location. Central london at your door step! 3. Great social life 4. Excellent community 5. Excellent opportunities to build on your future career! Finally it will be brand spanking new come 2012 !