News article from the Press & Journal (Aberdeen, Scotland). NHS Grampian has been praised by national education chiefs for the standard of training it provides in its anaesthetics department.


Scotland Deanery – which is responsible for managing training and training programmes across the country – visited the anaesthetic department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on December 5. In a report, the visit panel said: “The department is highly supportive and has a clear focus on training.
“There is a strong comprehensive induction that includes trainees who join out with the usual times.
“There are good mechanisms in place for trainees to be involved in senior staff meetings and training committee meetings.”
Scotland Deanery also praised “an adaptable approach to ensure trainees’ needs for training progression are being met” and “strong quality improvement leadership”.
Consultant anaesthetist at ARI and tutor for Royal College of Anaesthetists, Dr Paul Bourke said: “NHS Grampian staff work exceptionally hard to ensure vital information, skills and experiences are passed on to our trainees to ensure patient care remains at the highest possible standard......

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