Trainees may find the following resources helpful in understanding the changing NHS landscape:
- An alternative guide to the new NHS in England from The King’s Fund on Vimeo.
- The NHS Structure explained (NHS Choices)
- The Nuffield Trust guide to the new NHS structure
Trainees who are in the later stages of training should reflect on how they can demonstrate competency in the above areas and seek opportunities to join committees, identify areas of service improvement, contribute to business plans etc. Demonstration of such knowledge and skills will be essential for attaining a Consultant position.
Completion of a recognised management training course is a mandatory requirement for training. Options include: