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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.

For information in relation to Lead Employer Arrangements and Turas People, please visit the Turas Hub (Intranet site for Doctors in Training)

For information in relation to Duty of Candour Provisions (April 2018), please visit the Knowledge Network (Leaflet and Factsheets are available)

For information about the Deanery's Quality Management programme and to view Specialty Quality Management Visit Reports click here.

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 ste...

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New to working in Scotland?

Useful guidance and links if you are new to working in healthcare in Scotland.

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Study Leave

Applying for study leave, policies and useful information.

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New Guidance for Doctors on Reflection

New guidance published 12 September 2018 to support doctors with reflection.

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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 whi...

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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 related information.

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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 medi...

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Support for Trainees

Support, advice and contacts for doctors who may be struggling with a particular aspect of 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 ...

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Revalidation During Training

the process for revalidation during training

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Period of Grace

Are you approaching CCT? What is period of grace and how to apply.

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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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Privacy Notice

Information on how we will collect your personal data, how it will be processed and stored, how long it will be retai...

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Improving Surgical Training Programme (IST)

Improving Surgical Training programme (IST) trainee information.

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International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Useful information for International Medical Graduate (IMG) trainees.

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Quality Management Visits

What to expect from a Deanery quality management visit - information for trainees.

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Additional Work (Under Construction)

Guidance on undertaking additional work whilst within a Postgraduate Medical Education training programme.

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