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PGD

abbreviation for
(Medicine) preimplantation genetic diagnosis; a technique using in vitro fertilization to ensure that a baby does not possess a known genetic defect of either parent. After genetic analysis of the embryos so formed, only those free of defect are implanted in the mother's womb
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The Postgraduate Dean for Wales responsible for training doctors, says it is impossible to train doctors at three hospitals in North Wales to General Medical Council or Medical College standards.
Professor Namita Kumar is postgraduate dean at Health Education England in the North East and North Cumbria - the body responsible for training the new doctors.
Professor Namita Kumar is postgraduate dean at Health Education England in the North East and North Cumbria, the body responsible for training the new doctors, She is also consultant physician and rheumatologist at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Namita Kumar, Postgraduate Dean Health Education England, working across the North East and north Cumbria, said: The Physicians Associates programme provides an opportunity for the development of staff who can work at a more complex level and enact a range of skills and interventions across healthcare in the North East, including mental health, secondary and primary care.
Other posts are only approved for the scheme if the training content of the post is judged by the Postgraduate Dean and the respective Royal College to be exactly on par with U.
He must also work with a postgraduate dean on a personal development plan to improve his performance.
A GMC spokesman said: "The Panel heard from the Deputy Regional Postgraduate Dean, who has a wealth of experience in helping to remediate "Doctors in Diffi-culty".
It also concluded that he must notify the GMC of any new post he accepted, any disciplinary actions taken against him, any posts he takes outside the UK and he must also form a Personal Development plan with a postgraduate dean or medical director of a trust.
Prof Carter, who is also a nonexecutive director on the board of University Hospital, is married to Dr Michael Bannon, the postgraduate Dean of Oxford University.
In 1966, in recognition of his commitment to and concern for postgraduate education, Gray was appointed Postgraduate Dean of the faculty of medicine at Liverpool University, the first occupant of this post in Merseyside.
He is allowed to continue his work as Residential Medical Officer at the Huddersfield Hospital for up to six months and he must seek advice from his regional postgraduate dean over any further training he may need.
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