Chief registrar: 2016/17 recruitment case studies

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In this series of case studies, a selection of trusts share their experiences of joining the first cohort of the chief registrar scheme. 

Broadening the skills and experience of the chief registrar

Dr Stuart Rosen, deputy divisional director of medicine at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, has a proactive and pragmatic approach to change. Here, he reflects on his own time as a junior doctor, the benefits of collaboration between managerial and clinical staff, and why he believes the chief registrar role will be a constructive addition to his trust.

Appointing and funding two chief registrars

Dr Ananthakrishnan Raghuram, consultant chest physician, outlines his experience of recruiting two chief registrars in Cheltenham General Hospital. He describes how funding was secured, mentors were identified, and ambitions set for the 12-month posts.

Filling rota gaps and raising the morale of junior doctors

Dr Jimmy Li Voon Chong, consultant physician (diabetes and endocrinology) and clinical director for specialty medicine at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust outlines his reasons for joining the Future Hospital chief registrar scheme.