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Scotland Deanery

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Trainee Information

You may also find information in relation to your training and development on the ‘Your Development’ section of this website, for example: the Leadership and Management Programme; Guidance on Death, Dying and Bereavement.

Welcome to the Scotland Deanery

We're here to make sure that your training journey goes as smoothly as possible and if there are problems, we can steer your through.

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Study Leave

Applying for study leave, policies and useful information.

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Less Than Full Time Training (LTFT)

How to apply to work less than full time or other flexible arrangements to help manage work/life responsibilities while training.

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How to transfer between regions, Foundation Schools and Deaneries as a trainee

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Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP)

Policy, Guidance information, Appeals and other information relating to progression, including FACD and registration

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Thriving in Medicine

These pages provide some help, support and practical advice on thriving in a rewarding and challenging career in medicine.

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Professional Support

Support and advice for doctors in training.

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Out of Programme (OOP)

How to apply to take time out of programme for research, training, education or for a career break

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information on where to get advice and resources available

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Get Involved with Your Deanery

At the Scotland Deanery, we know that our trainees are our biggest asset. We value your opinions and suggestions for improving the traini...

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Revalidation During Training

the process for revalidation during training

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Report a Concern

Reporting concerns about issues encountered in training or patient safety where further advice is needed

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Find links to the recruitment site Scottish Medical Training for all the information on training, and beyond.

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GP Specialty Training

Information and guidance for GP training in Scotland

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Scottish Foundation School

The Scottish Foundation School information and guidance

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Training Courses & Events

Information on events, conferences and courses. If you want to add something to the list, get in touch

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