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This information was provided by:

Mr Warran Wignadasan

ST3

1. Who is the training programme director?

Professor Fares Haddad

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

Barnet Hospital

Central Middlesex Hospital

Chelsea and Westminister

Great Ormond Street Hospital

North Middlesex Hospital

Northwick Park Hospital

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,

Stanmore

The Royal London Hospital

University College Hospital

Whipps Cross Hospital

Whittington Hospital

3. Where do trainees generally live? 

 

“Most trainees live in Barnet or central London”.”

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?

 

"There is a mix of trauma and elective work."

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

 

No

 

8. Is there an arthroplasty focussed ST4 year?

No

 

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

No

 

 

10. How often is deanery teaching?

 

Weekly

 

11. Where is deanery teaching held?

 

One central location

 

12. Is there an annual meeting?

 

Yes

 

13. Are there associated registrar presentations and prizes?

 

Yes

 

 

14. Is there an established research infrastructure for trainees?

 

 

 

15. What is the affiliated medical school?

 

University College London

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. Can you name any FRCS Gold Medal Winners from your deanery?

 

N/A

 

 

18. Are there any other interesting or important facts to mention?

1.

JOURNAL CLUB

2.

TRAINEE COLLABORATIVE

3.

CLINICAL TRIALS UNIT

4.

NIHR ACADEMIC CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP

5.

REGULAR RESEARCH MEETINGS

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Public Transport

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Car parking availability