Workforce, training and education
Yorkshire and Humber


Specialist training in Dermatology consists of a 4 year training programme and entry to the scheme is at ST3.

There are two different training sites in Yorks and Humber:

The North, West and East Yorkshire training rotation offers 10 full time Speciality Registrar posts, mainly based in Leeds Teaching Hospitals at Chapel Allerton Hospital and St James’s University Hospital, with 1-1.5 years spent in a District General Hospital.  The District General Hospitals in the scheme are York Health Care NHS Trust (1 post), Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (1 post), The Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust (1 post).

The South Yorkshire Training programme offers 6 full time Speciality Registrar posts based in Sheffield with possible 6 month placements in Doncaster, Chesterfield, Rotherham and Barnsley.

Both Training sites offer comprehensive training in general and sub-specialty dermatology.

Please click here for further information about the two Training Programmes available.


The specialty

For further information on the specialty and on the curriculum covered, go to the JRCPTB site.

Useful Links

The new curriculum for training specialty registrars is available on

Further information on a career in dermatology is available at












Higgar Tor (left) and Curbar Edge (right), photographs taken by Dr Vipul Ramjiani (