Tag: innovation

Bright Ideas: Support for GP trainees in Northern Ireland

Bright Ideas is an online portal for innovative practice run by the RCGP Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC). The GP Specialty Training Department – Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA) submitted this entry and it was one of the 2017 Bright Ideas Award Winners. The problem: We recognised from talking to the current ST3 doctors and to First5 GPs in Northern Ireland (NI) that there was a desire for additional support in their first year after completing their CCT. Although the ST3 training programme specifically covers areas such as “life as a locum” and managing finances,...

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Part 2: Integration and true collaboration to develop primary care

Cat Roberts is Clinical Lead GP involved in developing and delivering primary care services within an acute trust, including a GP-led frailty service You can read Cat’s first post: Challenging the norm: GPs as innovators here. I vividly remember one of my first consultations as a general practice registrar. The patient had a list of complex problems and I did not have the skillset to deal with the multitude of issues or her expectations. The consultation became strained, and as she pressed me for answers and solutions I became more defensive. The defensiveness manifested itself in the use of medical...

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