The BOA is aware that we
are currently seeing reduced numbers of T&O training posts, and a large
number of trainees are expected to be seeking these training posts. In response to this and as part of the BOA’s
Training and Education Strategy we have developed the concept of the BOA post
CCT Transitional Fellowships. These are designed to attract and help CCT
holders without substantive consultant posts.
The BOA transitional
fellowships will run for the second year in 2013–2014. The programme has the
support of the BOA, BOTA, British Orthopaedic Directors Society and Bone and
About the 2013/14
For Trusts: The application form for Trusts to host these
fellowships is now closed, however there is the possibility of further posts
For prospective fellows: The first batch of 2013/14 transitional fellowships
have been approved, and are starting to be advertised. A full list is available
here. The best way
to receive information is via the http://www.jobs.nhs.uk website and
set up an "in advert" alert for transitional fellow.
commence in August or October 2013. Fellows must be BOA members.
About the fellowship
The fellow will undertake clinical duties and an improvement
programme, which are specified by the Trust hosting the fellowship and are
described in the list of fellowships
. The improvement project would be under the guidance of the
local Clinical Director or interested clinician, and will be a project deemed
useful to the Trust and the fellow.
The fellow will undertake a formal educational element,
which will include structured university training and recognition at post-graduate
certificate level. The details of the educational element are as fellows:
Leadership and Improvement
day learning events over a 12 months duration
learning – 24 hour on-line access to management and leadership learning
resources and sustained for 12 months
personal development planning linked directly to development feedback
coaching linked to personal leadership plan for specific improvement project.
7 CMI qualification “Strategic Management and Leadership”
Graduate Certificate” Leading Clinical Innovation and Improving Performance”
(university costs apply for this)
download a further document providing more information about the Orthopaedic
Transitional Fellowship Leadership and Improvement Academy.
and personal mentoring, kindly provided by The Bone and Joint Journal.
editorial team has engaged wholeheartedly to support the fellow programme and
the fellows will receive reviewer training. Each fellow will be mentored
through 4 reviews over the year, by a senior member of the Journal
team. During the 12 month attachment the Fellows are strongly recommended
to attend a Journal Reviewer’s day event at the reduced rate of £35.
Orthopaedic Educational Supervisors)
one day programme aimed at engaging trainers.
education component will incur costs
per Transitional Fellow is £2,640 including VAT, payable in advance.
will be funded as follows:
contribution: £1800 (all approved Trusts have agreed this)
contribution: £840 plus travel and hotel