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Here you can find relevant CPD Online learning modules and podcasts. Trainees can see what training posts are available across the UK and submit an application for an ED Faculty prize or bursary.


 

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Training Posts

There are dozens of training programmes situated across the UK aimed at trainees interested in enrolling on core and higher training placements and special interest sessions. Not all training schemes are able to offer placements in eating disorders and we appreciate your input to keep our list up to date. If you are aware of any additional training posts in eating disorders or if you can see any inaccuracies in the list, please complete and return the training placement form.

Schemes offering experience at CT1-3 level

 

  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham - 1 CT3
  • Cambridge - 1 CT
  • Cheshire - 1 CT2/3 or ST2/3         
  • Edinburgh - 1 half time CT3
  • Institute of Psychiatry - 2 CT posts
  • Leeds - 1 CT3
  • Leicester - 1 CT2/CT3
  • Norwich - Dr Kiran Chitale
  • Oxford - 1 CT2
  • Priory Hospital (St George’s scheme) - 1 CT post
  • Royal Free Hospital CAMHS ED Service, London - CT2/3
  • St Ann’s Eating disorder service, London - 1 x CT3
  • St George’s Eating disorder unit - 1 CT3
  • Warwick - CT3 post – 4 months
  • Vincent Square, London - 1 CT

 

Schemes offering experience at SpR/ ST4-6 level

 

  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 - inpatient, day patient and outpatient
  • Cambridge - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 in child and adolescent psychiatry (inpatient and outpatient experience) and 1 SpR/ ST4-6 in eating disorders
  • Cheshire - 1 ST4/6
  • Edinburgh - 2 x SpRs/ ST4-6
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London - Eating Disorders Team, 3 part-time posts 
  • Institute of Psychiatry - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Leicester - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Leeds - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Norwich - Dr Kiran Chitale
  • Newcastle - 1 SpR/ST4-6 – inpatients and outpatients
  • Oxford - Possibility of SpR
  • Royal Free Hospital CAMHS ED Service, London
  • St Ann’s Eating disorder service, London - 2 x SpR/ ST4-6 posts
  • St George’s Eating disorder unit - 1 SpR/ ST4-6
  • Vincent Square, London - 1 SpR

 

Special interest sessions

Aberdeen

 

Birmingham

Special interest sessions available.

 

Cambridge

With eating disorder service and in Child and adolescent psychiatry – 0.5 sessions outpatient experience.

 

Chesire

Special interest sessions available

 

Great Yarmouth and Waveney

Dr Jacobus Hamelijnck

 

Leeds

Special interest sessions available. They also offer psychotherapy supervision to SHOs.

 

Leicester

Special Interest sessions available. Contact. Dr Jon Arcelus

 

Newcastle

Outpatient special interest sessions available.

 

Nottingham

Outpatient special interest sessions available.

 

Oxfordshire (Marlborough, Wiltshire).

Inpatient special interest sessions available. Contact: Christine Vize

 

Royal Free Hospital CAMHS ED service, London

 

South East Scotland

NHS Forth Valley and an Anorexia Nervosa Intensive Treatment Team in NHS Fife which are part of the South East Scotland Eating Disorders Network.

 

Tayside
Tayside Eating Disorders Service can offer special interest sessions to local trainees. For more information, contact Dr Lesley Dolan at: lesley.dolan@nhs.net

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys

Possibility of special interest within a nurse run eating disorder service.

 

Vincent Square, London

 

Warwick

 

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Bursaries

Bursaries to attend Faculty Annual Meeting

Applications are invited for bursaries to attend the Eating Disorders Faculty Annual Meeting.

 

Each bursary includes up to £50 towards travel expenses and free registration at the Eating Disorders Faculty Annual Meeting, which is usually held in November each year.

 

The following bursaries are available each year:

 

  • Two for medical students
  • One for Foundation Year doctors (FY1-2)
  • One for core psychiatric trainees (CT1-3)
  • One for advanced psychiatric trainees (ST4-6)

 

Closing date: 8 September each year

 

Regulations:

Applicants should send a brief CV (no longer than 1 side of A4) by email to Section’s Finance Officer with a covering letter, stating in no more than 200 words why you would like to attend the meeting and how you will disseminate your learning. Please state clearly which of the bursaries you are applying for (ie whether you are a medical student, foundation year doctor, core trainee or higher trainee).

 

Submissions to: Finance Officer, Section of Eating Disorders by email

 

College contact: Stephanie Whitehead, Faculty & Committee Manager

 

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Prizes

 

Faculty of Eating Disorders Poster Prize

This prize has been established by the Eating Disorders Faculty for the best poster presentation at its Annual Meeting by a psychiatric trainee. The Faculty wishes to encourage interest in Eating Disorders psychiatry and research in the specialism.

 

November Conference 2017 poster prize entries and winning posters

Winner: Reducing use of PRN medication on an inpatient eating disorders unit. Dr Sophie Tomlin, Dr Elizabeth Tyrrell Bunge, Dr Arnaldo Felix de Carvalho.

Runner up:  Do we need men in eating disorder units? Dr Akira Fukutomi, Dr Pia Ghosh, Dr Frances Connan, Dr Anthony Winston

Joint Highly Commended: Poor knowledge on the assessment of underweight in children and adolescents among paediatric trainee doctors in Ireland. Eilis O Leary, Dr Senan O Connell, Dr Louise Kyne, Dr Elizabeth Barrett, Dr Lee Hudson, Dr Charlotte Cumby

Joint Highly Commended: Menstrual dysfunction across eating disorder: a population-based study. Dr MG Martini, L Robinson, Dr N Micali

 

Previous winning posters

  • Spring 2017 ‘Body Dysmorphic Disorder: This is a Man’s World’ Dr Esme O’Loughlin (FY1 Doctor, BSMHFT) and Dr Sophie Emesih (CT1 Psychiatry Trainee, BSMHFT)
  • 2016 ‘Clinical dilemmas of re-feeding syndrome’ Dr Harriett Tan, Dr Tamara Simons and Dr Margaret Murphy
  • 2015 ‘Are you in the right team, are you getting the right treatment?’ Dr Tulika Jha and Dr Illona Szeredko

 

Prize:  £250

 

Frequency:  Annually

 

Eligible:  Psychiatric trainees CT1-3 and ST4-6, as well as comparable European colleagues.  Presentations specifically invited by the Faculty and work funded by the Faculty are NOT eligible.

 

Where presented: Faculty Annual Meeting, usually held in November each year.

 

Regulations:

 

I.         This prize will be awarded on the basis of originality and the relevance of eating disorders in the poster presentation.

II.       Information on submitting posters for presentation at the Annual Meeting will be posted each year on the College website. Please note that posters are NOT automatically entered for the prize.  If you are submitting a poster and want to be considered for the prize, please make it clear in your accompanying message.

III.     The prizewinner will be expected to provide a summary article for the Section Newsletter and the full text of their poster presentation for inclusion on the Section webpages.

IV.      The judging panel will consist of the Chair and two other members of the Faculty Executive Committee.

 

Closing date:  2 September each year

 

Submissions to: 

Centre for Advanced Learning and Conference (CALC)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3701 2615 Email: michelle.braithwaite@rcpsych.ac.uk

 

 

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Faculty of Eating Disorders Psychiatry Spring Conference  will be held on Wednesday 11 July 2018 in Cardiff.  The  theme is  Autonomy, Compulsion or Coercion? The Clinical, Legal and Ethical Dilemmas in the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Save the date.

Booking details and programme will be available soon.

 

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