Geriatric Medicine ST4
Geriatrics in Yorkshire and the Humber
Geriatric medicine (often referred to as 'care of the elderly') is the largest specialty in the UK in terms of consultant numbers.
With society's demographic change and more people living to an old age, the specialty continues to gain both importance and prominence.
In order to assess your suitability for this training programme please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website.
The expected duration of this training programme is 5 years subject to satisfactory progression. The actual duration may depend on the circumstances of individual trainees.
Geriatrics is provided in three geographically distinct rotation: East (based around Hull), South (based around Sheffield) and West (based around Leeds).
Physician recruitment 2021 onwards
Please read the below news article published by the Royal College of Physicians to see how the change in the IMT (formally CMT) curriculum affects your current training and future applications to specialty recruitment posts.
A full guidance document entitled “Physician Recruitment – Indicative Guidance Regarding...” is also available from https://www.st3recruitment.org.uk/documents
Further sources of information
The National Recruitment Office for Geriatrics is the Physician Specialty Recruitment Office.
For information about the recruitment process, including timelines and information about how to apply, please visit their website.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.
A list of the trusts and training locations within the training programme is provided below:
|Airedale NHS Foundation Trust||Airedale General Hospital|
|Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||Barnsley Hospital|
|Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Bradford Royal Infirmary|
|St Luke’s Hospital|
|Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust||Calderdale Royal Hospital|
|Huddersfield Royal Infirmary|
|Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||Chesterfield Royal Hospital|
|Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Bassetlaw Hospital|
|Doncaster Royal Infirmary|
|Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust||Harrogate District Hospital|
|Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust||Castle Hill Hospital|
|Hull Royal Infirmary|
|Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust||Chapel Allerton Hospital|
|Leeds Dental Institute|
|Leeds General Infirmary|
|St James’ University Hospital|
|Mid Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust||Dewsbury and District Hospital|
|Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital|
|Goole and District Hospital|
|Scunthorpe General Hospital|
|The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust||Rotherham Hospital|
|Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust||The Sheffield Children’s Hospital|
|Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Charles Clifford Dental Hospital|
|Northern General Hospital|
|Royal Hallamshire Hospital|
|Weston Park Hospital|
|York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Scarborough Hospital|
|The York Hospital|