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*

Middlesbrough Insulin Infusion Pump Course – 12th & 13th April 2018

Dear Colleague

We would like to invite you to

Insulin Infusion Pump Course – 12th & 13th April 2018

South Tees LRI, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

An essential two-day programme for all medical staff working with patients using Insulin Infusion Pumps


The course offers the opportunity of a ‘practical hands on approach’ to using Insulin Infusion Pumps and includes a conference dinner which will form part of the learning about estimation of carbohydrate intake, all delegates are encourage to attend and this is included in the delegate fee. Delegates will also have the opportunity to talk to patient users of insulin infusion pumps. 

Delegates can apply online here

or complete and return the attached application form.

If you need any further information please don’t hesitate to contact following. 

Nicola Robinson

Tel External : 01642 282534

Please visit our website www.conferencessouthtees.co.uk for information on events and to apply online.

Consultant post at Warwick

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant to join the existing team to continue provision of specialist services and expand departmental undergraduate teaching commitments including for Buckingham medical school intake.

More details here

Closing date: 5th February 2018

Interview date: 6th March 2018

YDEF Annual Day 13th March 2018

YDEF Annual Day brings over a hundred specialist registrars and young consultants from across the UK on the eve of Diabetes UK Annual Processional Conference to attend an excellent, free day of lectures and workshops. This years YDEF Day is at Excel, London 13th March 2018

*  SADLY THERE ARE NO MORE FREE PLACES FOR DUK APC 2018.  HOWEVER FOR ANY NEW REGISTRATIONS, YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO GET  THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT RATE (DETAILS WILL BE EMAILED) *

*UPDATED programme here*

Apply here

Full details below

MRCP Speciality Certificate Examination Study Days – Diabetes and Endocrine- *FREE*

MRCP Specialty Certificate Examination Study Days – Diabetes and Endocrine- *FREE*

 

We would like to invite you to a two day educational programme on the 3rd & 4th February 2018 which will be held at the Hilton Manchester Airport, Outwood Lane, Manchester, M90 4WP

The highly interactive programme will be chaired by Dr Moulinath Banerjee, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, who is the Course Director, developed the programme and has written the examination. The topics covered will be, Neuroendocrine case presentations, Adrenal and Reproductive Endocrinology, Hot Topics in Diabetes and Calcium and Bone metabolic disorders, Lipid and Obesity The speakers who are all Consultants in Diabetes & Endocrinology, are listed separately with this invitation. 

Eli Lilly and Company Limited support of this event is driven by our commitment to provide and support quality educational events to help deliver better patient outcomes and improve the lives of patients around the world.

If you would like to attend this meeting, please

Register here

Download  agenda here

Idia - Innovators in Diabetes 2018

Are you an early career researcher with an interest in diabetes? Do you have the potential to develop into a leader in the field?

The exciting Innovator in Diabetes (IDia) programme is your chance to expand your knowledge, gain new skills and network with other like-minded researchers. The IDia programme is now open for applications until Monday 22nd January 2018.

Click here for website

Clinical research fellow in diabetes

Clinical Research Fellow grade: £31,931 to £40,491 per annum, plus £2,192 per annum London Allowance
Full-time, Fixed term contract for one year in the first instance

An excellent opportunity to work with a world class team! Applications are welcome for a new post as Clinical Research Fellow in the Diabetes Research group at King's College London working with Dr Pratik Choudhary and Prof Stephanie Amiel.

Deadline: 13th December 2017

For more details read below or click here

YDEF Wales

The annual YDEF Wales meeting will be held in Cardiff on the 8th-9th December 2017. The event is open to all SpR's, Clinical Research Fellows and Consultants. A few last minute places still available!

Registrations are open for this meeting, and open to YDEF members from Wales or elsewhere in the UK.  To access the programme for this event, click here.

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. 

SCE Study Day Wales

Specialty Certificate Exam Study Day

 

When: Saturday 10th March

Where: Village Hotel, Cardiff

Cost: Free

Details here

 

The study day will provide the specialist registrars with an intense and interactive teaching session to act as an ideal aid for their preparation for SCE exam.  There will be mock MCQ questions in each session to provide the candidates with a flavour of the topics expected to be tested in SCE exam.

YDEF committee members needed

Do you hold a National Training Number and have at least 2 years before CCT completion? Do you love our specialty? Are you interested in improving education and communication amongst specialist trainees?

We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic people to join the YDEF committee and help develop YDEF even more!

Applications here

DEADLINE 20th FEBRUARY 2018! 

Manchester SCE Revision : 23rd-24th March 2018

Manchester University Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Endocrinology and Diabetes Training Course 23rd – 24th of March 2018

This is a two day intensive Endocrine and Diabetes SCE exam course delivered by expert consultants specialised in the field they cover. 14 sessions aiming at covering the curriculum. More than 400 new questions will be discussed. Mock exam will be on day 2 of the course.

Dates: 23rd – 24th of March 2018

Venue: Seminar Room A and B, 5th Floor, St Mary's Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, M13 9WL

Programme here      Register here

Two Consultant Endocrinologists posts in Dudley

Consultant Endocrinologist and Acute Medicine × 2; Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

NHS job reference: Job Reference: 253-A-17-35537

 

 

Friends! 

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic future colleagues to join our endocrine firm of 5 consultants, to meet increasing outpatient demand and support development of new services. There is a 50% commitment to acute medicine where you will be also joining an expanding team of multi-disciplinary consultants. 

For more information, contact Dr Terence Pang, Medical Service Head Diabetes/Endocrinology; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel 01384 244511 

Click here for details

 

 

3rd National Undergraduate Conference

Edinburgh University's Endocrinology Society is proud to present their 3rd National Undergraduate Conference 2018

The Endocrinology of Sex and Gender in Medicine. 

This is an opportunity to get your medical students interested in the specialty and get more experience as well as present any abstracts. Please encourage your students to apply!

This fascinating conference will take place on the 17th February 2018 in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and will cover a spectacular range of topics including: 

- Fertility preservation
Transgender patient experiences regarding the choice hormone therapy.
- The effects of military training on the female endocrine system. 
LGBTQ+ issues in paediatrics
- Workshops on female and male fertility.  
 

There is also the opportunity to present your own poster and an oral presentation will be offered to the best abstracts. Abstracts are welcome from any area of research related to endocrinology, diabetes, hormones, sex or gender.

Please send your abstracts to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Check out the Facebook event to keep up to date: https://www.facebook.com/events/816125435235073/

This is a great opportunity to network and find out more on the fascinating speciality of Endocrinology and Diabetes. An event not to be missed!"

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 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 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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