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Core Surgical Training in Yorkshire and the Humber
The Core Surgical Training programme is an integral part of the Yorkshire and Humber School of Surgery which is led by Mr Paul Renwick, Head of School.
The aims of the School of Surgery are:
- To prepare and equip surgeons to meet the challenges of surgical practice and deliver the highest standard of care for patients.
- To deliver surgical education programmes within Yorkshire and the Humber that meet GMC quality standards and embrace College guidelines and ethos.
- To recognise and respond to the needs of our trainees, trainers and their employers.
Core Surgical Training follows the ISCP curriculum which includes generic skills applicable to all surgeons but also prepares trainees for their choice of specialty training.
The Core Surgical Training programme is managed by a team of Training Programme Directors, listed here.
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 2 years subject to satisfactory progression. The actual duration may depend on the circumstances of individual trainees.
Further sources of information
The National Recruitment Office for Core Surgical Training is the Core Surgery National Recruitment Office.
For information about the recruitment process, including timelines and information about how to apply, please visit their website.
Indicative vacancies for Core Surgical Training will shortly be published on the national recruitment website.
We offer two year themed rotations. These are designed to include generic skills applicable to all surgeons but also to prepare trainees for their choice of specialty training. Themed training is available in the following specialties:
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Otolaryngology (ENT)
- General Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Paediatric Surgery
- Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Each rotation consists of four 6 month placements. This includes a minimum of 12 months in the theme specialty, with the remaining time spent in complementary specialties.
The next recruitment process will be for posts commencing in August 2024.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time
Each trainee will complete four 6 month placements. This includes a minimum of 12 months in the theme specialty, with the remaining time spent in complementary specialties.
Rotations take place in August and February although rotations may take place at other times depending on the needs of trainees and the training programme.
A list of the trusts and training locations within the training programme is provided below:
North Yorkshire and the Humber Programme
|Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
|Airedale General 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
|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
|Leeds General Infirmary
|St James’ University Hospital
|Mid Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust
|Dewsbury and District Hospital
|York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|The York Hospital
South Yorkshire and the Humber Programme
|Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|Chesterfield Royal Hospital
|Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|Doncaster Royal Infirmary
|The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
|Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|The Sheffield Children’s Hospital
|Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|Northern General Hospital
|Royal Hallamshire Hospital