Supervision of Less Than Full Time Trainees - elearning for healthcare
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About the Supervision of Less Than Full Time Trainees (LTFT) programme

Health Education England is committed to improving junior doctor’s working lives and championing flexible working more broadly. With work/life balance highlighted as a mounting concern to doctors in training, and the risk of “burnout” affecting recruitment and retention in some specialties, the need for increased understanding and positive promotion of Less than Full Time Training is essential.

This elearning programme is designed for Educational Supervisors of less than full time (LTFT) trainee doctors. The programme aims to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively supervise a LTFT trainee and raise awareness of the supervisor’s responsibilities.

Course outline

A 20-25 minute elearning session for the supervision of a less than full time trainee.

  • Your duties as a supervisor of a LTFT trainee under the Equality Act 2010
  • The implications of LTFT training in relation to CCT dates, ARCPs and training extensions
  • What LTFT training is and reasons why trainees may wish to apply
  • The benefits of LTFT training
  • How LTFT training is arranged and the different types of post arrangements available

Meet the team

  • Helen Goodyear

    Dr Helen Goodyear

    Associate Postgraduate Dean LTFT (flexible) training, careers and professional support / Head of the Postgraduate School of Paediatrics, Project Author Lead, Health Education England WM
  • Priya Kumar

    Dr Priya Kumar

    Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (RCPCH) Representative / Consultant Paediatrician, Project Author Lead
  • Alys Burns

    Dr Alys Burns

    Deputy Postgraduate Dean / Chair of the COPMeD Forum for LTFT Training, Project Author Lead, Health Education England EoE
  • Sophie Hall

    Sophie Hall

    LTFT Coordinator, Project Author Lead, Health Education England EoE
  • Clair Guy

    Clair Guy

    Project Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Angelina Montinaro

    Angelina Montinaro

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare

How to access

In order to access the Supervision of Less Than Full Time Trainees programme, you will need an elfh account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access elfh Hub, you may be able to access the service by creating an OpenAthens account.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the ‘OpenAthens’ portal.

Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Supervision of Less Than Full Time Trainees programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

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