Winning at the BEST Trainee Awards 2017: Dr Holly Morgan


Dr Holly Morgan [pictured centre] is a core medical trainee who was awarded with the Wales Deanery’s Award for ‘Overall BEST Trainee of the Year’, as well as the BEST Trainee Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Training Programme’. Here, Holly describes her experience of participating in the BEST Trainee Awards 2017:

'Time for change' theme for 9th Dental Symposium


The Dental Postgraduate Department will be hosting its 9th Dental Care Professionals (DCP) Symposium on 18th May 2018 in the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff. 

The annual symposium continues to attract large numbers of DCPs with its variety of high quality speakers, providing numerous topics relevant to the dental profession. This year’s theme is “Time for Change” and a number of speakers will discuss the impact of the ever-changing world of dentistry. 

2018 Quality and Safety Forum draws crowd to Amsterdam


Following last year’s success the Wales Deanery will once again, in joint collaboration with 1000 Lives Improvement Service, be attending the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. The following members of staff will be representing the Deanery:

Speakers impart advice with healthcare professionals at maximum performance event


Nicola Willardsen (pictured above) reviews the Wales Deanery’s recent event ‘Walking the Tightrope: Maximising Your Performance’ which took place on Thursday, 15 February 2018 at the SSE SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.

Hosted by Dr Mark Stacey and experts from DNA Definitive, the event was aimed at physicians and other healthcare professionals, and focused on maximising performance through human factors training and improved teaching and learning.

Dr Laura McClelland wins BEST Trainee Award for Outreach Work with ‘Street Life’ Project


Dr Laura McClelland (pictured above) was awarded the Wales Deanery’s BEST Trainee Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Contribution Outside of the Training Programme i.e. Charity’ at an awards ceremony held at Cardiff City Hall in February 2018.

Here, Laura describes the experience of winning the award in recognition of her outreach work:

High quality programme ensures success of QIST event


Last week's successful QIST Conference in Llandrindod Wells attracted almost 100 delegates from all over Wales.

A week in the life of Leona Walsh


Leona Walsh BA (Russian Studies), LLM (Employment Law)


Leona's busy week continues as she flies from Heathrow Airport to Abu Dhabi today with colleague Jeremy Gasson, Associate Dean for the PSU, to attend the Ottowa International Conference on Medical Education (ICME).

A week in the life of Dr Mark Stacey


This week we are featuring a week in the life of Dr Mark Stacey, Associate Dean for the Wales Deanery New Initiatives section. 

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