Q. After a tired long clinical shift, do I have to drive tired back home?
A.The answer is No. The medical education team have you covered. Each site has a dedicated ‘Too tired to drive’ Rest Rooms within the Accommodation Blocks which are a dedicated rest area for Doctors to use if they are too tired to drive home following a night or Twilight shift. For further details - https://meded.ekhuft.nhs.uk/news/2tired2drive/
2. I feel a bit nervous about preforming procedures for the first time in an emergency situation, Am I going to have formal training for it?
A. The answer is Yes. We are very proud that we deliver a highly successful ‘Emergency Procedural Skill’ course [EPS course], which include a wide range of emergencies procedures.
3. Will you have opportunities to obtain Emergency medicine ultrasound level 1 or FICE training and signoff during your placement?
A. The answer is Yes. We are a group of consultants who are highly trained in clinical application of ultrasound. Majority of our consultants are level 1 trained. Dr Syed Gilani and Dr Jonathan Leung are both FICE mentors, hence if you would like to take your echocardiographic skill to the next level. We will be able to support as well. Dr Jonathan Leung is also the KSS Deanery Ultrasound Deputy Lead, hence he will be able to support and guide you through the ultrasound level sign-off process.