There is currently a lot of anxiety and concern about how #Coronavirus will impact on trainees and juniors in training. With National Selection, Exams, Courses and ARCPS affected, Pranai Buddhdev (#TheCoronaCast Podcast Host & Founder of www.paedipods.com) interviews th current BOTA (British orthopaedic Trainee Association) President Ms Tricia Campbell who sheds light on all the updates from the JCST, Health Education England and the GMC. This podcast episodes aims to help alleviate concerns trainees may have about not being able to complete courses, the modification of the ARCP Process and when Exams will be rescheduled for. 

Please find useful links below and follow #TheCoronaCast Presented by Paedipods on Twitter/Instagram (@paedipods) & visit www.paedipods.com

Available on all major podcast platforms including Spotify, Anchor, Google/Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts 

JCST Guidance for Trainees (JCST): https://www.jcst.org/jcst-news/2020/03/19/covid-19/

ARCP Contingency Plan (HEE): https://www.hee.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Contingency%20Policy%20for%20ARCPs.pdf

BOA Guidance on COVID19: https://www.boa.ac.uk/resources/statement-for-boa-members-on-trauma-and-orthopaedic-care-in-the-uk-during-coronavirus-pandemic.html

BOTA website: http://www.bota.org.uk/

Specialty Training Guidance: https://specialtytraining.hee.nhs.uk/Coronavirus-COVID-19

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