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Aberdeen

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This information was provided by:

Opeyemi O. Sogaolu, ST3

1. Who is the training programme director?

Mr R P Coggins

2. Please list all of the hospitals in your deanery.

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Dr. Gray's Hospital, Elgin

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness

3. Where do trainees generally live? 

 

“Most trainees live around Aberdeen, Inverness and Elgin.”

4. How easy is it to commute to different sites, and is there car parking available?

 

 

5. How are rotations are allocated?

“Rotations are allocated every six months but trainees usually stay in one place for at least a year. Trainee's generally cannot give a preference." 

 

7. Does the deanery offer an ST3 bootcamp or equivalent induction?

 

No

 

9. Is there a post-exam dedicated teaching program (i.e. preparation for consultant)?

No

 

10. How often is deanery teaching?

 

"No dedicated deanery teaching- local teaching at each site."

 

11. Where is deanery teaching held?

 

"Rotating locations."

 

12. Is there an annual meeting?

 

No

 

13. Are there associated registrar presentations and prizes?

 

No

 

 

14. Is there an established research infrastructure for trainees?

 

 

 

15. What is the affiliated medical school?

 

Aberdeen Medical School

16. What was the overall FRCS pass rate in your deanery in the last 3 years (including both parts and all attempts)?

 

N/A

 

17. Are there any other interesting or important facts about your deanery that you think should be mentioned?

"Good teaching, but difficult to commute between sites."

 

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JOURNAL CLUB

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TRAINEE COLLABORATIVE

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CLINICAL TRIALS UNIT

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NIHR ACADEMIC CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP

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REGULAR RESEARCH MEETINGS

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