Rheumatology training in Yorkshire and the Humber
Rheumatology is an excellent career choice for those who enjoy the challenges of clinical medicine.
It offers clinical diversity and career flexibility with opportunities to develop practical skills in joint injection and musculoskeletal ultrasound.
The specialty is also ideally suited to the development of subspecialty clinical, academic or educational interests and high levels of job satisfaction are reported by UK rheumatologists.
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.
Before before beginning your application please read through all the relevant information available on the national recruitment website and associated links. Interviews for Rheumatology will be hosted by London and the South East.
In order to assess your suitability for this training programme please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website.
Physician recruitment in 2021
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
is the Physician Specialty Recruitment Office.
For information about the recruitment process, including timelines and information about how to apply, please visit the ST3 Recruitment website.
For more information about the interviews, including dates and locations, see the link for the national recruitment office.
For those attending the interviews, please note that any travel expense claims will be dealt with by the host region. Please ensure that you submit your claim as soon as you can after the event to avoid any claims being refused.
Vacancy details, including indicative vacancy numbers, will be published by the national recruitment office. Please note vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time. Please refer to Oriel and the national recruitment office for current vacancy information.
Deferrals may be granted but are only possible for the reasons listed within the Gold Guide. It is only possible to grant deferrals if you have a ‘statutory’ reason, such as ill health or maternity leave. If you are offered a post but do need to defer, we ask that you contact the recruitment team (email@example.com) as soon as possible after accepting your offer.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.
Please see the School of Medicine webpages for more information about the Rheumatology training programme.
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|