Upcoming YDEF Courses

Date

Course

Details

13th March 2018

YDEF Annual Day

 

The highlight of our year! Applications now open to our annual day

*UPDATED Programme here*

Workshop on Integrating Motivational Interviewing into Diabetes Consultation

As a part of YDEF philosophy to impart high quality skills and training to all diabetes registrars and future consultants, we have organized a Workshop on Integrating Motivational Interviewing into Diabetes Consultation. This course will allow trainees to excel in their counselling skills and empower patients to change  their behaviours to gain better control and self-management of their diabetes.

When: 23rd October 2017, Arden Hotel Coventry Road B92 0EH near NEC Birmingham **Applications open**

More info on Venue here ; Sat Nav users can also use post code B92 0ED for next door Esso petrol pump

 

You can apply for the course through the Survey Monkey by clicking here

YDEF Retinopathy Course

Our course has been oversubscribed yet again! Any further applications will be put on a waiting list.

Back by popular demand and here to stay!

Struggling with retinal photograph interpretation? Informed you need a greater awareness of retinal screening services at your ARCP?

If you’ve been told to keep an eye on your retinal screening skills, then look no further than the YDEF’s annual retinopathy course at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Monday 27th- Tuesday 28th November 2017. 

Registration is closed full programme here!! 

Click here to apply

Don't forget to send the £50 cheque deposit (see below)!

'Keep your Career Sweet' National Diabetes & Endocrinology Taster Day

                                                                                      

 

**THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST, WE HAVE FILLED ALL AVAILABLE PLACES! If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.**


Diabetes and Endocrinology is a fantastic speciality and we at the YDEF have teamed up with SfE and ABCD to spread that message! Join us for the National Diabetes and Endocrinology Taster Day; 'Keep Your Career Sweet' with an eminent, inspirational faculty.

Date: Saturday 30th September 2017

Time: 9am – 4pm

Venue: University of Birmingham Conference Centre

Cost: Free

 

***Free passmedicine subscription for all attendees www.passmedicine.com***

If you are a specialist -please ask your medical students, foundation year and core medical trainees to apply and get in touch if you would like to get involved This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This meeting is supported by funding from Novo Nordisk, Astra Zeneca, MDU and Wesleyan.

Consultant posts at Derby Teaching Hospitals

Derby teaching Hospitals are advertising for 2 Consultant Diabetologist posts!

They are looking for two outstanding Consultants to join the Diabetes and Endocrinology department. You will contribute to delivering high quality patient centred care, across primary and secondary care for patients in Southern Derbyshire with a  vision to more fully integrate diabetes care for patients and provide greater personalised care.

Deadline: 24th July 2017

Click here for details

South Tees Insulin Pump Course

Insulin Infusion Pump Course - Thursday 14th and Friday 15th September 2017

This is a two day course held at James Cook University Hospital. Middlesborough. It is open for all medical staff working with patients using insulin infusion pumps. 

Click here to book

Clinical Research Fellow in Diabetes and Endocrinology

 

 

 

An opportunity for registrars and/or those interested in our specialty!

The University of Liverpool is seeking to recruit a Clinical Research Fellow in Diabetes and Endocrinology. This post is available for 3 years and will be based jointly between the University of Liverpool, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease & University Hospital Aintree.

This post would be suitable for a candidate pursuing a career in Diabetes and Endocrinology, who intends to spend more time in research, with the aim of achieving a higher degree. You will be expected to have some experience in the speciality, either at F2, CMT or specialist registrar level; previous research experience (for example as an academic F2 or as an Academic Clinical Fellow) would be an advantage. You should hold MRCP or equivalent and be fully registered with the General Medical Council.

Click here for details                                      Deadline: 11th July 2017

Consultant post in the West Midlands

A chance to be part of an award wining diabetes service!

The team at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust are looking for an SpR within 6 months of completion of training in Diabetes and Endocrinology, or an already fully trained SpR in Diabetes and Endocrinology, to “act-up” as Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology. 

Assessing work-related well-being of Diabetes / Endocrine StRs - A YDEF initiative to help to improve training conditions

 

It is about TIME we assess the work place well-being for the trainee registrars in our wonderful specialty i.e. Diabetes & Endocrinology. It is something not done before in our specialty in UK but American physicians do it on a yearly basis. It is an important aspect to identify in our training and it may help improve work related experience and the stressors faced by our StR. This survey is completely anonymous and it may have a significant impact on identifying work related well-being/burnout.

Please note that we the organisers have to pay for each link (approx 2£ to click a licensed survey link, even if you do not complete) so please click only when you have ten minutes to spare for your specialty.

This independent survey will help us identify the concerns and status of work-related well-being in Diabetes and Endocrine StRs across England, Wales & Scotland so please take 10 minutes to fill this survey. Please note that this is the pre-survey page (surveyMonkey - free site) which will then take you to the actual link for Mind Garden (paid) site.

 

Click here to start

 

Thank you for your time to fill out this survey.

 

North West Diabetes Foot Care Course

You are invited to the north west diabetes and foot care study day featuring many interesting talks by experts in the field and sponsored by Novo Nordisk.  

Aimed at specialist registrars, places are limited therefore apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please see the attached flyer for details of the event and read below on how to apply.

When: 30th September 2017

Where: Thistle Haydock Hotel, Haydock 

Flyer here

Clinical Research Fellow University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge are seeking a Clinical Research Fellow wishing to pursue research in the area linking glucose sensor data with insulin pump delivery (closed loop systems) in adults with type 1 diabetes. The research is funded by NIDDK and other funding agencies. 

Department of Clinical Biochemistry • Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (Fixed Term).

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click here

Closing date: 28 July 2017

Birmingham Type 1 Diabetes Symposium

We would like to invite you to attend the inaugural national meeting of the Birmingham Type 1 Diabetes Symposium. This meeting is for all doctors involved in the care of adults and children with type 1 diabetes, but particularly aimed at final year diabetes SpRs and newly appointed diabetes adult and paediatric consultants. The meeting consists of keynote presentations, open debate and networking.

This will take place on the 29th September 2017 at the Winterbourne gardens, University of Birmingham in Birmingham.

For the agenda and details of how to book

 Click here

Annual exercise and Type 1 Diabetes conference

EXTOD/PEAK: Exercising for type 1 diabetes and performing at your PEAK Conference
 
Highlighting the benefits of regular exercise for people with type 1 diabetes
 
13th October 2017, NEC Birmingham

Click here for details

Clinical research associate job

An exciting opportunity to join an internationally known research team!

Deadline: 23rd May 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, internationally-known diabetes research group. The role of this post is conduct research into the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, with particular focus on the impact of ethnicity on metabolic dysregulation and novel treatments for obesity and type 2 diabetes.

click here for details

Academic Clinical Fellowship role - A partnership between Surrey & Sussex Trust, Imperial College London and HEKSS

Opportunity available for a new and exciting role to gain academic clinical research experience in diabetes, endocrinology and medical education.  The job description and person specification are attached.  Applications will be welcomed from current diabetes & endocrinology trainees and from core medical trainees who will be finishing their rotations in August 2017.  Please click here for further information.

Free ABCD membership worth £75

The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists want you! ABCD

 

ABCD understand that trainees are the future of the speciality and are keen to have you on their team! Find out more about ABCD and what they do here.

ABCD provide specific SpR benefits

Meetings and travel grants of up to £1000 for attendance at international meetings

Opportunity to attend the ABCD-YDEF SpR Leadership Course for SpRs in their final year of training - only available to ABCD members

Discounted rates for trainees to attend ABCD meetings

Free annual SpR meetings

YDEF NHS Reforms Guide All you wanted to know about 'management stuff' but were afraid to ask!

 

NHSCB

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) is an independent national organisation that will be responsible for ensuring the NHS delivers better outcomes for patients from April 2013. Read more here 

CCGs

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are clusters of GP practices that will be responsible for commissioning the majority of healthcare in England from April 2013. Read more here

 

COF

The Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF) will assess the quality of the services commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Read more here 

Fairshare

The ‘Fair Shares’ funding formula is designed to take into account information on population when assessing the overall needs of each CCG area. Read more here

Healthwatch

Healthwatch England, the new national independent consumer champion for health and social care in England, has been officially launched. Read more here

VBP

Value Based Pricing will incorporate a broader assessment of the value of a medicine, known as value based pricing, for new medicines (new active substances) Read more here

QIPP

QIPP – Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention seeks to find £20billion efficiency savings by 2014-15, which will be reinvested in frontline care. Read more here

 

 

NHS England

NHS England (formerly known as the NHS Commissioning Board) is an independent national organisation responsible for the day-to-day running of the NHS. Read more here.

NHS Mandate

‘The Mandate’ is a document setting out the Government’s overall objectives for the NHS. Read more here.

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