What level is a junior doctor?

What level is a junior doctor?

Junior doctor Junior doctors are qualified doctors in clinical training. They have completed a medical degree and foundation training, and have anywhere up to eight years’ experience working as a hospital doctor, depending on their specialty, or up to three years in general practice.

What are the grades of doctors in the NHS?

Career Progression and Grades for UK Doctors

  • Foundation Year 2 (FY2 or Trust grade equivalent)
  • Junior Middle Grade (CMT1/2, ST1/2, Junior Clinical Fellow and SHO)
  • Senior Middle Grade (ST3-8, GP Trainee, Senior Clinical Fellow and Staff Grade Equivalent, Speciality Doctor)
  • Consultant or GP.

What are junior doctors called?

The foundation programme is carried out in hospitals and the two years are often referred to as ‘FY1’ (foundation year one) or ‘FY2’ (foundation year two) by medical staff, and as such, junior doctors on the foundation programme may introduce themselves to patients as an ‘FY1’ or ‘FY2’ doctor.

What does F1 and F2 mean in medical terms?

F1 is pre-registration (the doctor has provisional registration with the General Medical Council, GMC) whereas an F2 is fully registered with the GMC. This is one of the only legal differences between pre-registration and registered doctors.

How long are you a junior doctor?

Doctors typically may be junior doctors for 5–15 years, and this may be extended by doing research towards a higher degree, for example towards a Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Medicine degree.

Is FY2 a junior doctor?

The hierarchy of junior doctor in the NHS FY1 (Foundation Year 1) FY2 (Foundation Year 2) CT1 (Core Trainee 1) / ST1 (Specialty Trainee 1) CT2 (Core Trainee 2) / ST2 (Specialty Trainee 2)

Which country pays doctors most?

1: Luxembourg. A surprise winner – Luxembourg tops the list! A small nation with just above six-hundred-thousand, Luxembourg offers a cultural mix between its neighbours Germany and France. This is reflected in the three official languages; German, French and the national language of Luxembourgish.

Why are doctors called Mr?

In London, after 1745, this was conducted by the Surgeons’ Company and after 1800 by The Royal College of Surgeons. If successful they were awarded a diploma, not a degree, therefore they were unable to call themselves ‘Doctor’, and stayed instead with the title ‘Mr’.

Do junior doctors do surgery?

They often rotate through specialties provided by the hospital (including surgical teams). But they cannot perform any surgical procedures in the operating theatre alone. They may, however, be called on as a surgical assistant to hold instruments and provide an extra pair of hands.

Are FY1 doctors?

A Foundation doctor (FY1 or FY2 also known as a house officer) is a grade of medical practitioner in the United Kingdom undertaking the Foundation Programme – a two-year, general postgraduate medical training programme which forms the bridge between medical school and specialist/general practice training.

Is an f1 a junior doctor?

It can be used to refer to any doctor in a junior role, and usually, one that is a non-training job. A term commonly used in job posts. If a job is advertised as “trust grade CT1”, for example, this means that it is at the level of a CT1 but is not a training role.

How much does a junior doctor earn?

The highest salary for a NHS Junior Doctor in London Area is £53,890 per year. The lowest salary for a NHS Junior Doctor in London Area is £27,260 per year.

Do you have to be resident to be a junior doctor?

Changes to working patterns of doctors meant there was no longer a requirement for first year junior doctors to be resident, and from 2008 free accommodation was no longer provided by employers.

How much does it cost to become a junior doctor?

Junior doctors also incur costs associated with training courses, preparing for and sitting exams and college membership; training can be associated with £420-£3,000 of professional fees annually, depending on stage of training and level of income.

What are the implications of shortening junior doctors working hours?

The shortening of junior doctors’ working hours had implications for how training programmes are organised, especially for specialties such as surgery where there was a tradition of maximising the hours of experience.