October 12th 2018
Royal College of Physicians,
11 St Andrews Place
London NW1 4LE
This one-day conference will be an educational opportunity to learn, understand and discuss the challenges facing Hospital Doctors today, and explore the potential issues and solutions of the future.
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A series of HCSA and expert guest speakers will discuss themes including:
- Terms, conditions and contractual changes facing hospital doctors
- The future of CEAs
- Focus on doctor health and wellbeing
- Workforce issues: From crunch point to sustainability
- Learn not Blame: Achieving a cultural shift
- Technological challenges and opportunities for the profession
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Attendees will have ample opportunity to ask questions as well as join group discussions around these issues.
Members and non-members of all grades are welcome. Tickets are free, but registration is essential to secure your place.
Certificates of attendance will be available for those taking study leave to attend.
||Attendee check-in (beverages available)
||HCSA@70 – Conference opens
||Introduced by Dr Claudia Paoloni
HCSA Chair of the Executive
||Professor Ross Welch
||Pay and rations
Presentation and interactive session on the current and impending negotiations for Consultants, SAS Doctors, and Doctors in Training
HCSA Interim Chief Executive and Acting General Secretary
||Ending the blame culture
The aftermath of the Bawa-Garba case and future implications for Hospital Doctors
|Dr Cicely Cunningham
Doctors Association UK #LearnNotBlame lead
Dr Danielle Griffiths
University of Sussex School of Law
Dr Richard Stacey
Medical Protection Society Head of Policy and Technical
||Health and wellbeing
Consultant burnout – research published August 2018 in the BMJ
|Dr Atir Khan & Kevin Teoh
||Group discussions – please indicate preferred group in advance
||A. Speaking up in the NHS
||Jennifer Bremner & Cilinnie Ngo-Pondi
||B. Workplace bullying
||C. CEAs – What is to come?
||Joe Chattin & Andrew Jordan
||D. Doctors in training – fatigue and facilities
||Dr Lottie Elliott, Dr Aaron Borbora & Farah Cheema
||Tea/Coffee and Networking (beverages available during workshops)
||Challenge or opportunity?
Technology, informatics and the Hospital Doctor
|Professor Jonathan Kay
Vice-chair, Faculty of Clinical Informatics
Dr Kit Latham
Co-founder, the Doctors’ Digital Collective
||Address: General Secretary of the TUC
Celebrating 70 years of the NHS and HCSA
|Ms Frances O’Grady
Trades Union Congress General Secretary
||The changing medical workforce
Women in medicine and the gender pay gap
|Professor Jane Dacre
Royal College of Physicians retiring president
– introduced by Dr Claudia Paoloni
||Dr Claudia Paoloni
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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email HCSA70@hcsa.com with any queries about the conference.
Will there be a certificate of attendance available?
Yes, attendees will be able to receive a certificate of attendance to assist in claims for study leave.
Can any doctor attend?
Yes, all hospital doctors of any grade, whether HCSA members or not, are invited to attend this event. However, pre-registration via Eventbrite is required.
Can I just turn up on the day?
Currently we anticipate that only those who register via Eventbrite will be able to attend. Should that change, then we will post details accordingly on the HCSA website and social media channels.