MMC at Homerton University Hospital

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Homerton University Hospital
Foundation Programme
NEFTS Open Day
13th January 2010
Mr Robert Duke
Associate Director of Education
Dr Virginia Hubbard
Foundation Programme Training Director
Why choose Homerton?
Why choose Homerton?
Excellent place to work
 General Hospital in London with specialist
services
 One of the first Foundation Trust Hospitals
 Education and training
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Why choose Homerton?
Diverse local community
 100 different languages spoken
 Excellent learning opportunities
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Education
Teaching
 Educational Supervision
 Administrative support
 Progress monitoring
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Education – the added extras
Career guidance
 Interview skills sessions
 Simulators
 Virtual Consulting Room
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The posts
FY1
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Acute Care
General Medicine
General Surgery
General Medicine
FY2
 Many with EM
 Many with GP
 Medical specialities
Current Homerton FDs love it!
‘Really enjoyed ACU and learned a lot’
 ‘Very well supervised, very friendly. Everyone
keen to teach’
 ‘Good team support’
 ‘Excellent team – communication and
support’
 Consultants very approachable’
 ‘Many opportunities for developing surgical
skills’
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More positive comments...
‘The Medical Education team, under Robert’s
guidance, make my life so easy’
 ‘ I never want to leave Homerton – it’s like a
second home’
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Most FDs would recommend their jobs to a
friend
 Overall Trainees very happy
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Pay
Acute Care
 General Medicine
 General Surgery
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Anything else
Junior Doctors Committee
 Audit
 Presentations
 Teaching
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What are we encouraging you to do?
Apply for our F1 posts
 Apply for our F2 posts
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