Reference 2017-186

REF:            2017-186

Subject:        The Effect of the Junior Doctor Contract on ENT (Otolaryngology) Training

          

 

Request:

1) Does your Trust employ ENT (Otolaryngology) Doctors?

If the answer to this question is No, there is no need to answer any further questions – please just confirm the answer to this question. If the answer is Yes, please proceed to Question 2.

2a) Do you employ any Specialty Registrars (StR’s) in ENT (Otolaryngology)? This means doctors at level StR3 to StR8 who are part of a recognised School of Surgery / LETB training scheme. If Yes, please answer ‘yes’ and proceed to Question 3. If No please answer Question 2b.

2b) Do you host any Specialty Registrars (StR’s) in ENT (Otolaryngology) employed by a LETB training scheme (in some rotations the StR’s have contracts with the LETB, instead of individual trusts). This means doctors at level StR3 to StR8 who are part of a recognised School of Surgery / LETB training scheme employed by the LETB. If Yes, please answer ‘yes’ and proceed to Question 3.

If the answer to Question 2a and 2b is No, there is no need to answer any further questions – please just confirm the answer to these questions.

3) How many Specialty Registrars (StR’s) in ENT (Otolaryngology) do you (or the LETB, in your Trust) employ?

4) For each of these Specialty Registrars (StR’s), please provide the following information:

Averaged per week over a rotational cycle for on call and daytime commitments,  excluding any leave of any kind, or public holidays, or regional study days if they are not at least once per fortnight, for the registrar or any other member of the medical staff, including consultants, how many hours and (if applicable) how many half-day sessions does the Specialty Registrar spend in the following activities (E.g. If the Registrar spent from 9AM until 1PM as paid personal development time one day per week, the answer to that question would be 4 hours and 1 half day):

  • On Consultant supervised ward rounds?
  • On other ward rounds (non supervised)?
  • In Consultant supervised outpatient clinics?
  • In other outpatient clinics (non supervised)?
  • In Consultant supervised operating sessions?
  • In other operating sessions (non supervised)?
  • In paid personal development / Study / SPA time?
  • Departmental teaching?
  • Undertaking emergency on call work (excluding time when they are also undertaking one of the activities above)?
  • Any other contracted regular activities – please give hours / sessions and specify the activity?

 

5) Is the Specialty Registrar (StR) compulsory resident when on call?

6) After weekday nights on call, does the Specialty Registrar (StR) routinely have time off the next day because they have been on call?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-186-foi-request-the-effect-of-the-junior-doctor-contract-on-ent-otolaryngology-training [168 kb] PDF

 

Visitor restrictions

To protect you and our staff during the current outbreak of Covid-19 we’ve put in place significant restrictions on hospital visitors.

Full details of these can be found on our website.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and helping us stop the spread of Covid-19.

Read More

Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.

Close