Links to other useful LTFT advice, guidelines, and policies.
General Medical Council
GMC position statement: Conditions for less than full-time training, 2017
Adapting for the future: a plan for improving the flexibility of UK postgraduate medical training, 2015
Promoting excellence: standards for medical education and training, 2016. Emphasis on doctors in training must have access to systems and information to support less than full-time training (R3.10)
COPMED A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK, January 2018.
Less than full time training, pages 30 onwards.
Doctors in flexible training. Principles underpinning the new arrangements for flexible training, 2017
Guidance on the new pay system for less than full time trainees. 2017
British Medical Association
BMA: Less than full time guidance, 2015.
BMA: Flexible working and LTFT (less than full time training), 2018 update
BMA Rostering guidance - design recommendations for LTFT doctors, December 2018
BMA: Less than full time training (LTFT) forum, December 2018
Trainees’ tales of less than full time training
BMJ 2012; 345 (Published 22 August 2012)
Less than full time training for doctors, 2017. Useful review of pros and cons of LTFT working, options for LTFT working, including advantages of working full days and part days, top tips for LTFT working, etc.
Return from leave HEE Yorkshire and Humber Guidance(there are similar in each HEE Deanery area)
The NHS Long Term Plan