A Systems Solution - Barriers and Solutions to the Extended Surgical Team
The Shape of Training report in 2013 suggested the need to re-think the way healthcare professionals are trained. Our workforce is fundamental to our effectiveness as a health service. Last year the Health Education England Extended Surgical Team (HEEEST) pilot was launched to investigate the role of the wider EST members. To complement this, The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT) have collaborated with representatives from all members of the Extended Surgical Team to identify potential barriers and solutions to its implementation. Here we present the preliminary findings of the modified Delphi process.