What do I write about?
The bulletin is all about sharing news, ideas, updates and events. There is tonnes of amazing knowledge out there living in people’s heads. The bulletin is a place to share this knowledge with your peers. Maybe you’re organising something in your local area? maybe you’ve discovered an amazing resource to revise for MFDS or MRCS, maybe you have the ultimate smoothie recipe to reinvigorate you after a run of night shifts. Do you have an unusual way to finance your training?
You can write about anything - so long as it’s likely to be useful to at least 1 other JTG member.
What should I not write about?
- No patient identifiable data please - anything with patient identifiable will not be posted.
- We love to share the success of our members, but please make sure you have permission to share your post - for example if you have already published a project in a journal you may not have permission to send it to the bulletin.
- Let’s keep it professional. You can write about whatever you want, but no foul or abusive language please.
I don’t have any ideas
- Write about OMFS events in your local area? Is someone running a plating course? Maybe there’s a revision session? A webinar? Anything! Why not share these events and use the bulletin to help promote them?
- Share a quality improvement project you’ve run - projects like this are often not suitable to mainstream journals, but your experience may be really useful to your colleagues - just remember, no patient identifiable data!
- Do you have strong feelings about a particular topic? Maybe widening participation in surgery, diversity, the state of training - we want to hear about it.
- Book reviews, article reviews, course recommendations. If you have an opinion on something that might help someone else out, the Bulletin is the perfect place to share it.
- Anything! - the world is your oyster. If you think you have something that might help another maxfaxer then share it!
- Still not sure if your idea is suitable? Drop us an email before you write it and we can advise you.
What format do I write it in?