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This information was provided by:

Anonymous trainee

1. Who is the training programme director?

Ms Anna Chapman

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

Alexandra Hospital, Redditch

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Rugby St Cross Hospital

University Hospitals Coventry &

Warwickshire (UHCW)

Warwick Hospital

Worcester Royal Hospital, Worcester

3. Where do trainees generally live? 

 

“Common areas include Birmingham, Coventry and Leamington Spa.”

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?

 

Yes

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)?

Yes

 

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?

 

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

 

N/A

 

 

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

 

"This is a fantastic deanery with great training opportunities, and is associated with a busy major trauma centre."

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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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