This information was provided by:
Mr Nicholas Birkett
1. Who is the training programme director?
Mr Kash Akhtar
2. Please list all of the hospitals in your deanery.
Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals
(Royal Free NHS Trust)
Basildon University Hospital
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford
Homerton University Hospital
Newham University Hospital
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow
Queen's Hospital, Romford
Southend University Hospital
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore
The Royal London Hospital
Whipps Cross University Hospital
3. Where do trainees generally live?
“Trainees generally live in North East London or Essex.”
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 at the end of each year. Trainee's generally can give a preference."
6. Is there a trauma focussed ST3 year?
7. Does the deanery offer an ST3 bootcamp or equivalent induction?
8. Is there an arthroplasty focussed ST4 year?
"No, but trainees are usually placed in a district general hospital."
9. Is there a post-exam dedicated teaching program (i.e. preparation for consultant)?
10. How often is deanery teaching?
11. Where is deanery teaching held?
One central location
12. Is there an annual meeting?
13. Are there associated registrar presentations and prizes?
14. Is there an established research infrastructure for trainees?
15. What is the affiliated medical school?
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
16. What was the overall FRCS pass rate in your deanery in the last 3 years (including both parts and all attempts)?
17. Can you name any FRCS Gold Medal Winners from your deanery?
19. Useful links:
CLINICAL TRIALS UNIT
NIHR ACADEMIC CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP
REGULAR RESEARCH MEETINGS
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Car parking availability