Before applying to work LTFT, it’s important to carefully consider the potential benefits to you (e.g. childcare, work-life balance), and whether they outweigh any potential negative factors (e.g. reduced pay, delay to CCT date). You may want to speak friends and family members, as well as a current LTFT Cardiology trainee.
The BCS Women In Cardiology website has testimonials from trainees and consultants about their experience of working LTFT, with particular reference to how flexible working has supported a work-life balance. While developed for the WIC community, LTFT training and these testimonials are equally applicable to trainees of all genders.