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Foundation Year Training

Induction/shadowing arrangements

All Foundation Doctors commencing at Ashford and St Peter's Hospital are invited to attend a number of pre-employment screening days. F1s are requested to attend a period of extended Trust Induction and shadowing of the out-going F1 Doctors. Additional shadowing can be arranged on request. In addition, an ILS Course and an Acute Illness Management Study day are held for all the new Foundation Year 1s prior to their commencement.

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Educational and clinical supervision

An Educational Supervisor is allocated to each Foundation Programme doctor for the whole of their year here at the Trust to maintain an overview of development and progress of the doctor within the year of their training. A Clinical Supervisor is also allocated for each four month placement. For the first four month placement Foundation Programme doctors will usually have a combined Educational and Clinical Supervisor.

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Training programme

At Ashford and St Peter's Hospital there are 47 Foundation Year 1 and 42 Foundation Year 2 posts. These posts are all approved by the Foundation School. F1 posts are made up of posts in General Medicine (22), Orthogeriatrics (3), General Surgery (8), Psychiatry with Surgical on-call (2), Psychiatry (2), Paediatrics (3), Palliative Care (2), General Radiology (2), Anaesthetics (3). All F1 trainees will on a one year programme in Chertsey made up of three four month placements. All trainees will take part in the Foundation Year training programmes, directed by the Head of Medical Education, Dr Peter Martin and Foundation Year One Lead, Dr Michael Parris and Mr Nimalan Arumainayagam, Foundation Year Two Lead. These will include formal teaching sessions, directed and self-directed personal learning, structured appraisals and assessments. F1s will have weekly protected teaching and F2s fortnightly protected teaching.

F2 posts are made up of posts in General Medicine (4), Acute Medicine (3), Paediatrics (3), Trauma & Orthopaedics (5), General Surgery (2), Obstetrics & Gynaecology (5), Emergency Medicine (10), General Practice (7) and Psychiatry (3).

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F1 and F2 doctors are encouraged to undertake "Taster" sessions in other specialties, up to a maximum of five days in the year. "Tasters" in other Trusts will be considered when the Specialty is not available at the Trust.

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All F1 doctors take part in two Simulation Training days and all F2s take part in one Simulation Training day. There is also an interactive psychiatry simulation half-day for all F1s, where they will get an invaluable opportunity to develop and explore communication skills - The focus is on complex patient interactions including (but not only) how to talk to people with mental health issues.

Foundation doctor forums

All F1 doctors are encouraged to contribute and take part in the following local forums:
  • Foundation Local Faculty Group
  • Medical Junior Doctors Forum
  • Surgical Junior Doctors Forum

Any additional information

Over the past three years all Foundation Doctors have been given a one to one Mid-Point Review with the Postgraduate Medical Education Team. The feedback from more than 99% of these has been very positive on the training received. An End of Placement survey is carried out after each four month post is completed.
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About the Trust

We are the largest provider of acute hospital services in Surrey, serving a population of more than 380,000 people in the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, Surrey Heath and beyond.

Ashford Hospital

Ashford Hospital

Ashford Hospital is situated on the A30 to the west of London, close to the junction 13 of the M25 and Heathrow Airport.

London Road, Ashford,
Surrey, TW15 3AA

Switchboard: 01784 884488

St Peters Hospital

St Peter's Hospital

St. Peter's Hospital, Chertsey is situated in parkland between Woking and Chertsey near junction 11 of the M25.

Guildford Road, Chertsey,
Surrey, KT16 0PZ

Switchboard: 01932 872000