General Surgery ST3.
General Surgery in Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber
General Surgery includes the sub-specialities of transplantation, hepatopancreatico-biliary, breast, endocrine, upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery. Vascular trainees who entered higher specialty training prior to August 2013 also follow the general surgery curriculum.
General Surgery includes both elective and a significant emergency component. There is an increasing adoption of minimal access surgery for both of them, particularly in upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery. The speciality has close links with diagnostic and interventional radiology, diagnostic and interventional gastroenterology and medical and clinical oncology.
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 6 years subject to satisfactory progression. The actual duration may depend on the circumstances of individual trainees.
Further sources of information
Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber vacancy numbers will be displayed on the London Shared Services General Surgery Webpage when available.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.
Expected rotation arrangements for this training programme are available on the Health Education School of Surgery, General Surgery Webpage, please click here for more information.
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|
|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|
|Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital|
|Scunthorpe General Hospital|
|York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Scarborough Hospital|
|The York Hospital
|Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||Chesterfield Royal Hospital|
|Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Doncaster Royal Infirmary|
|The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust||Rotherham Hospital|
|Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust||The Sheffield Children’s Hospital|
|Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Northern General Hospital|
|Royal Hallamshire Hospital|