Below are some links to resources you may find useful throughout your training.
Please also see the information on the MRCGP page.
RCGP require certified evidence of Child Safeguarding to level 3 at final ARCP to allow the award of a CCT. Certification can be from a course attended or an on-line module e.g RCPCH eLfH child protection modules.
Where formal learning has taken place to meet the requirements for level 3 and a certificate has not been issued, NHS Education for Scotland has produced a certificate that can be completed by the trainee and countersigned by the Educational Supervisor.
Either the RCPCH certificate or the NES Certificate requires to be uploaded as an attachment to a learning log under the heading Courses/certificates and labelled Safeguarding Children. This must be present for final ARCP.
Participation in SEA is a requirement for all GPs in training and after CCT for revalidation purposes. It is an important tool for improving patient safety, and promoting quality improvement. The links below provide some information on this process.
Electronic vesion of booklet now launched. Available on NES Patient Safety Zone and through NES GP website. Publicised via NES twitter Account and next Deanery newsletter.
In addition, three separate but complementary multi-disciplinary workshops will be delivered at regional locations across Scotland from September 2018 onwards on:
These workshops are free and would be suitable go GPST’s who wished to attend. Dates will be put on the patient safety zone towards the end of July.
E -module for early identification of Sepsis – National Early warning Score (NEWS) in NHS Scotland now available on TURAS and updated NEWS ‘App’ now released for android and apple phones.
Here are some other articles about patient safety, which you may find useful in your training.
There are various valuable GP prescribing information bulletins identified below. Some information is generic and some is specific to a particular health board prescribing list. It is worth checking any of them but specifically the ones relating to where you are working
South East Scotland
East of Scotland
West of Scotland
North of Scotland
British National Formulary
This includes the online resources and access to the apps for both adults and children formularies. Be aware that you may need to also check the local formularies for the relevant list of local drugs of choice
Trigger tool is another tool for quality improvement, which involves systematic review of a small batch of patient records. These links below provide information and guidance on this process, which you might want to consider as a quality improvement project.