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HSST and the impact of Coronavirus 

 In these unprecedented times we, at the National School, want to understand the many different concerns you have about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your training and on you personally.  

Therefore, we want to reach out to you to find out more about your experience and your concerns. The information you provide will enable us to explore whether there is any extra support the School can offer at this time.

1.1. Please select your HSST specialism:  (Please select one option)
2.2. Which year did you start HSST?  (Please select one option)
3.3. What region are you based in?   (Please select one option)
4.4. How has your work been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?   (Please select all options that relate to your experience)
5.5. How has your training been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?   (Please select the most relevant option)
6.6. How has your department been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? (Please select the most relevant option)

This part of the survey uses a table of questions, 

7.7. What aspect of the HSST programme completion is concerning you most?   (Please rank in order of concern, 1 is most concern 5 is least concern)

Please don't select more than 1 answer(s) per row.

Pause of research project
Cancellation of professional assessments eg FRCPath examinations
Deferment of academic modules
Reduced ability to gather Standards of Proficiency evidence during this time
Reduced study time due to COVID
8.8. What is your main concern outside of aspects relating to the programme?  (Please select the most relevant option)
9.9. Do you think your programme completion date will be delayed due to COVID-19 and therefore are you considering applying for an interruption to your programme?
10.10. For final year HSSTs in Physiological, Physical or BioInformatics only – When are you now planning on sitting the IAPS assessment?