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Very big and busy department, but nice and supportive seniors and colleagues. Enjoyable environment to work in but definitely busy. They could do better on the staffing of nurses/HCAs etc on some shif
Emergency Medicine
Northwick Park Hospital
Salary not paid on time. Not given appropriate induction. No teaching environment. Poor staffing. Would not want to be a patient there, lack evidence based medicine approach regarding clinical decisio
General (internal) Medicine
Tameside General Hospital
The managers will absolutely punish you for whistleblowing, going as far as trying to end your career because you raised a complaint for bullying. There is next to no senior support most of the time,
Geriatric Medicine
Withybush General Hospital
Access to food is terrible, with an overpriced canteen which is open til 2pm Mon-Fri only, nothing available evenings or weekends. Consultants don’t care about trainee development and lean on them to
Otolaryngology
Salford Royal Hospital
Large deanery. Expect to travel unless you rank high. Some units clearly better than others. Massive service provision over training. Unrealistic teaching which you aren't released for.
Core Surgical Training
Health Education England East of England
Awful toxic department Clinical director bullies and blames foundation doctors for problems occurring elsewhere Significant patient safety issues No support from seniors No educational opportuniti
General Surgery
University Hospital Ayr
Utterly not fit for purpose. TPD is clueless and not supportive. CST trainees are treated poorly and have virtually no training. I did an ENT themed track and it was really bad. I have not got the opp
Core Surgical Training
Health Education England East of England
I don't think the training here is excellent, it is at best mediocre. Patients are sick and short of SHOs. As a reg, you often don't get enough theatre lists and clinics.
Otolaryngology ST3+
Health Education England West Midlands
Incredibly friendly team all around. Happy to provide help when needed and very supportive. I learnt a lot during this rotation and enjoyed the on calls. Inefficient system due to paper notes, with
General Surgery
Great Western Hospital
The overwhelming majority of staff here are lovely but the staffing levels are abysmal. Depending on the department you are working in you might end up looking after 30-50 patients by yourself, which
Foundation Programme
St Richard's Hospital
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