Table 1

Remote working activities for trainees and how they can be accessed, relevant to the current curriculum, supervised and evidenced

Remote working activitiesRelevant platform(s) requiredRelevant curriculum domainSupervision/metrics
Clinical work
 Telephone/video clinics
  • Access to electronic medical records, remote dictation and prescribing, clinical guidelines

  • Professional values and behaviours

  • Communication

  • Patient management

  • Health promotion

  • Leadership and team working

  • Patient safety

  • Safeguarding

  • Grid subspecialty curriculum

  • Regular communication with supervising consultant by email/phone

  • Completion of WBAs

 Providing ad hoc patient advice in response to queries
  • Access to electronic medical records, remote dictation and prescribing

 Prescriptions
  • Access to remote prescribing

Teaching
 Attending and delivering remote teaching sessions
  • Access to meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams/Zoom

  • Education and training

  • Grid subspecialty curriculum

  • Feedback from teaching

  • Evidence of attendance/completion

 Online learning modules/webinars
  • Knowledge of available resources

Governance
 Developing new or updating existing clinical guidelines/SOPs
  • Access to existing guidelines/SOPs

  • Quality improvement

  • Patient safety

  • Leadership and team working

  • Communication

  • Grid subspecialty curriculum

  • Regular communication with appropriate supervisor

  • Ability to attend relevant meetings to share and discuss outcomes

  • Completed projects recorded on ePortfolio

 Developing new or updating existing patient information resources
  • Access to existing resources

 Clinical audit
  • Access to relevant patient notes/data

Leadership/management
 Designing/adapting rotas according to service needs
  • Access to existing rotas/rota design platforms

  • Leadership and team working

  • Quality improvement

  • Patient safety

  • Grid subspecialty curriculum

 Service improvement projects
  • Access to relevant resources

Research
 Completing research projectsAccess to relevant data/full-text articlesResearch
  • Communication with appropriate supervisor

  • Completed projects recorded on ePortfolio

 Writing up projects for presentation at conferences or peer-reviewed journalAccess to relevant data/full-text articles
  • SOPs, standard operating procedures; WBAs, work-based assessments.