ACF/ACL Recruitment – Application Deadline Extended

The closing deadline for the ACF/ACL applications has now been extended from Wednesday 28th February to Monday 5th March 2018 at 10:00am.

Please visit the Academic Recruitment page for further information.


Trainee Ambassador Applications 2018-2019

Applications for 2018/2019 Trainee Ambassadors open 15 February and will close on 1 March.

For further Information go to the NIMDTA Trainee Ambassador’ section of the NIMDTA website.

Any further questions please contact



The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards grants and prizes to further medical research. This year, the Foundation will be awarding the BMA MEDFASH prize for improving the quality of HIV and/ or sexual healthcare.

The prize is open to any health or social care professional or organisation actively involved in the delivery of HIV and/ or sexual healthcare in the UK. Applicants do not have to be a doctor or BMA member to apply.

For further details on the prize or to find out how to apply, please visit the BMA Foundation webpages or email the BMA Foundation team on


Irish Doctor’s Choir

For any singers or musicians out there looking to partake in some productive distraction from the daily grind, the Irish Doctor’s Choir are now accepting applications to join their April concert, with rehearsals & performance both taking place in the beautiful and relaxing An Grianán Centre, near Drogheda, Co. Louth on April 13th & 14th 2018. The performance is scheduled for the evening of Saturday 14th April. We will perform Rachmaninov All Night Vigil in traditional a capella manner.

With full bed & board provided the normal participation fee is €180. There are ample grounds within easy reach of the beach and an evening bar for residents, so you can set your work aside for a while and immerse yourself in this magnificent music which is one of the gems of the choral repertoire. While this will be a very rewarding effort getting to perform such a wonderful piece of music, it is also a great way to meet medical students from other universities & doctors from every corner of the country.

Register at the following link to participate:

To see more events, find out more about the choir and register interest for the choir, go to the website:

Follow the Irish Doctor’s Choir events and news at via their Facebook page ( and Twitter account @IrishDrsChoir (


Trainer Roadshow – Ulster Hospital

A trainer roadshow will take place on Thursday 18 January at the Ulster Hospital.  Please see below for further details:

Trainer Roadshow UHD

ADEPT Recruitment 2018-2019

Recruitment for the 2018-2019 ADEPT Clinical Leadership Fellow Programme is now open.  Please visit for further information.

The deadline for applications is 4pm on Monday 5 February 2018.


Peer Mentoring Scheme

NIMDTA is running a Peer Mentoring scheme which is aimed at developing an informal supportive relationship between more junior trainees (mentees) and senior trainees (mentors). This scheme was developed to both support junior colleagues and to develop skills, such as listening, communication and solution based thinking, in more senior trainees.

Applications are open for senior trainees (ST3+) to apply for the role of mentor.  The feedback from those involved in the scheme to date has been very positive.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor please complete the application form and return to  You will be required to attend a training event to gain skills to help you in your role as a mentor prior to being matched with a mentee. You can book these sessions by clicking on the relevant link below. Progression to becoming an active mentor will require a satisfactorily completed and supported application form and attendance at the training session.


The RCSEd Northern Ireland President’s Forum 2018

You are invited to join the President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for the second RCSEd Northern Ireland President’s Forum on Thursday 25 January 2018 from 6pm – 9pm.

Please see below for further information:


BMA Research grants open for online application from 01 January 2018

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. Applications are invited from doctors and research scientists and can be for either research in progress or prospective research.

All BMA Foundation grants will be available to apply for online on the BMA Foundation website from 01 January 2018. The application deadline is 2 March 2018.

Please find below a copy of the BMA Foundation grants poster:

If you have any queries please contact or telephone 020 7383 6341.


Guidance for entering information onto e-portfolios

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has worked alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health to produce key guidance on how to correctly enter information onto e-Portfolios – please see below: