FPM Trainee Representative Election 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the FPM Trainee Representative election. If you would like to stand as a candidate for this vacancy, please complete and return the application form to fpm@rcoa.ac.uk by 5pm on Monday 23rd October 2017.   Please click here for an application form.


Term of Service
The maximum length of service is two years, starting February 2018.

Those eligible to stand are trainee members in good standing with the Faculty and registered with the Faculty as a trainee, who are in an Advanced Pain Training post with at least 6 months of training still to complete upon taking up the position of Trainee Representative.

Duties of the Trainee Representatives
The principal duty of the Trainee Representatives is to represent the views of Pain Medicine trainees during Board, committee, working group and other meetings as appropriate.  The Trainee Representatives must ensure that the Dean and committee/group Chairs are current in all aspects of their role in matters that come within the respective group’s terms of reference.

Duties of the FPM Trainee Representatives include:

• To act as main organiser for the annual trainee day (5th October 2018).
• Produce research or written documents from time-to-time including contribution to the FPM newsletter (Transmitter), FPM bi-monthly trainee newsletter, and the Faculty website.
• To manage Trainee WhatsApp group and ensure all updates from the Faculty are circulated to trainees
• To liaise with trainees to develop catalogue of career stories on FPM website.
• Maintaining two-way communications with all Pain Medicine trainees in order to update them on Faculty developments and to keep the Faculty abreast of information and concerns relevant to its work.
• Attending all meetings of their assigned boards, committees or working groups.  Travel expenses are reimbursed subject to the usual arrangements.
• Involvement in Faculty projects that may arise from time-to-time.

04 October 2017