Workforce, training and education
Yorkshire and Humber

Other Organisations

NHS England– Yorkshire and Humber provides Clinical Academic training in partnership with a number of national and local organisations, such as Universities and NHS Trusts.  These partnerships are accountable to national regulators.  Postgraduate Doctors in Training (PGDiTs) can also access support from the specialty Royal Colleges.


NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre

The National Institute of Health Research Trainees' Coordinating Centre (NIHRTCC) is a national organisation responsible for the Integrated Academic Training Pathway.  It allocates NIHR ACF, CL and CS posts, provides resources for NHSE Offices and Postgraduate Doctors in Training (PGDiTs), runs conferences and other events, and can approve NIHR branding for locally-funded Academic posts.

For further information on the NIHRTCC, please visit their website.

General Medical Council

The General Medical Council (GMC) registers doctors licensed to practice in the UK. In 2010, it took over the functions previously held by the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board (GMC).  The GMC is responsible for the approval of Clinical and Academic training programmes run by NHS England- Yorkshire and Humber.

Further information on the GMC is available from their website. The section on postgraduate education and training may be particularly useful.


University of Leeds Medical School

The University of Leeds School of Medicine works closely with the Leeds Office of NHS England– Yorkshire and Humber. Academic Foundation, ACF, CL and CS Postgraduate Doctors in Training (PGDiTs) are attached to one of the four Institutes in the Medical School to undertake the academic component of their training.  These four Institutes are the Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health & Therapeutics (LIGHT), the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine and the Leeds Institute of Medical Education.

Further information on Leeds Medical School is available from their website.

Hull York Medical School

Hull York Medical School (HYMS) runs as a partnership between the University of York and the University of Hull, using the expertise and sites of both institutions. The Hull Office of NHS England– Yorkshire and Humber has a strong partnership with HYMS to support the IAT programme. The number of clinical academic Postgraduate Doctors in Training (PGDiTs) hosted by the academic departments at HYMS is set to triple over the next 3 years as the programme and number of specialties available expands.

Further information on Hull York Medical School is available from their website.

University of Sheffield Medical School

The University of Sheffield Medical School works in partnership with the Sheffield Office to provide the IAT pathway in South Yorkshire. It has a student body of over 1000 students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The government's independent Research Rating for the school is 5 - indicating that most of our research is of international standing, and all is of at least national importance.  There are five Faculty departments; Infection and Immunology, Cardiovascular Science, Human Metabolism, Neuroscience and Oncology.  The Academic Unit of Medical Education (AUME) supports and enhances the role of teaching in the Medical School, as well as conducting and publishing its own research.

Further information regarding the University of Sheffield Medical School is available from their website.

University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry

The University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry is (alongside Sheffield Medical School), part of the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health.  It is renowned for world-leading research (4th in the UK), and currently hosts two Academic Clinical Fellows and a Clinical Lecturer.

For more details, see the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry website.

The University of Leeds Dental Institute

The University of Leeds Dental Institute is part of the University of Leeds Faculty of Medicine and Health, and is considered the 2nd ranked Dental School in the UK. It currently hosts one Clinical Lectureship and four Academic Clinical Fellowships.

NHS Trusts

The region of Yorkshire and Humber contains a number of NHS Trusts providing primary, secondary, tertiary, social and logistical care to patients. Clinical Academic posts are run as a partnership between the Local Education and Training Board (in this case, NHS England- Yorkshire and Humber), the University Medical or Dental School and one or more NHS Trusts.  For details of the NHS Trusts involved in the training of particular specialties, please visit the Schools Pages and select the relevant school.

For details of the NHS Trusts which operate in a particular geographic area, please see our Offices Pages, click the appropriate area of the map and select the specific location you are interested in from the list on the right-hand side.