Foundation Doctor


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Foundation Doctor

The title preferred in many teaching hospitals in the UK for doctors who have finished medical school and are in their first two years (FY1, FY2) of non-specialised training, which is equivalent to internship (post-graduate year—PGY1) and PGY2 in the US.
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Hospital consultants and workplace based assessments: How foundation doctors view these educational interactions?
The poll of foundation doctors, trainees, consultants, and speciality and associate specialist (SAS) doctors was carried out by RCP in November.
These exciting and diverse opportunities are what we must showcase to encourage pupils, students and foundation doctors to choose a career in general practice.
The scheme means foundation doctors (those in their first two years after qualification) must undergo a check called 'team assessment of behaviour', where 10 colleagues give their views on how well they have performed over the following areas:

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