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The employment of clinical academics - strategic issues conference

This conference took place on 26 January 2016.

The programme can be accessed below.

The employment of clinical academics 2016 strategic issues conference

The PowerPoint slides and supporting documents can only be accessed by attendees of this conference via the link(s) below. If you attended this conference and have forgotten the access code, please email

Ben Whur, Nursing and Midwifery Council - New revalidation arrangements for nurses and midwives working in HEIs

Jeremy Orr, NHS Employers, and Nicola Carter, UCEA - Latest news on revised contractual/pay arrangements for NHS consultants and doctors and dentists in training

Emelda Nicholroy, UCEA - Changes to the USS pension scheme

Julia Dickinson, Medical Research Council - Enablers and barriers to progression for early career clinical academics

A recent BMJ article outlines a study in two Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs).

You may also wish to note that MRC has just published new guidance for peer reviewers and applicants on how career breaks and flexible working are taken into account during the peer review process.

The guidance can be accessed directly via the link above, or through the peer review webpages and FAQs, and through the skills and careers webpages of the MRC website.

Ruth Buller, University of Leeds, and Carol Robinson, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust - Planning for joint HEI/NHS Trust disciplinary issues: an in-depth case study

Helen Mortlock, Eversheds - Legal update

The case studies are also accessible by staff in UCEA member HEIs with user accounts for the website:

University of Leeds and The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Planning For Joint HEI-NHS Trust Disciplinary Issues