Upcoming YDEF Courses

Date

Course

Details

23rd October 2017

YDEF Workshop on Motivational Interviewing

Allowing trainees to excel in their consultation skills and empower patients to gain better control and self management of their diabetes. Click here

27th-28th November 2017

YDEF Retinopathy 

Oversubscribed. Any further applications will go on a waiting list.

Now a permanent fixture for YDEF, learn more about this complication of diabetes from the experts! The only course on diabetic retinopathy  for registrars! Click here for details

27th November - 1st December 2017

ABCD Consultant Development Programme

Supported by YDEF and organised by ABCD, this is the only D&E trainee focussed leadership and management course. Accredited by the Institute of Learning and Management for final year trainees and new consultants. Click here

2017 bonus!

Free ABCD membership

ABCD understand that trainees are the future of the speciality and are keen to have you on their team! Find out how to save £75 here 

UEMS European Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise ‘EEE Grants’

The European Union of Medical Specialists (Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes – UEMS), a non-governmental organisation representing national associations of medical specialists in the European Union, are offering trainees in adult Endocrinology an exchange programme within Europe. If selected, a trainee can spend 2-6 months training in a centre of excellence in Europe. This includes working with some imminent doctors in major centres in Dublin for endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, for example Mark Sherlock in Tallaght hospital, Donald O'Shea in St Vincent's University Hospital and Chris Thompson in Beaumont Hospital.

 

http://www.uems-endocrinology.com/

 

ABCD meeting for SpRs

ABCD Meeting for SpR’s

When: 10th & 11th November 2017

Where: Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London

Apply here

The meeting will start on the evening of Friday 10th and runs until lunchtime on Saturday 11th November, following on from the ABCD Autumn Meeting (to which SpR’s are invited). The number of delegates is limited to 25 and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The meeting is only open to members of ABCD, and membership applications will be accepted at registration. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel are provided if required.

This will again consist of “Meet the Expert” sessions where topical areas in diabetes and endocrinology can be discussed in a small group format. In addition research and case presentations are invited and the best four will be selected for presentation. The ABCD SpR Training Award will be given to the best of these presentations. This award of £1000 will go towards attendance at an international meeting. 

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

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

ABCD Autumn meeting 2017

The ABCD Autumn Meeting is to be held at BMA House in London on 9th & 10th November 2017.

The Association dinner on 9th Nov followed by a full day of lectures and interactive sessions, including our International Guest Speaker Prof. Per-Henrik Groop from Helsinki  and the 5th Niru Goenka Lecture, delivered this year by Dr Emma Wilmot from Derby.

Discounted rates for ABCD members and SpR’s

  

More details 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

                                                                                      

 

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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***

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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. 

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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