Training Programme

 

Training Places

Total number of training places: 103 (ST3-ST8)

 

Birmingham Programme

The Units central to this programme are: The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and the University Hospital Birmingham. There is a close association with the University of Birmingham and a Professor in the Trauma Unit, as well as a Professor in the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Research Centre. Rotations will include; Hereford, Worcester, Redditch, Wolverhampton, City & Sandwell Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham Children’s Hospital & Dudley. In addition there are early years training posts at Good Hope.

 

Oswestry/Stoke

The Units central to this programme are: the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry and University Hospital North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent. There is close association with the University of Keele with a Professor in each of the Institutions. Rotations will include; Bangor, Wrexham, Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Hereford, Dudley, Stafford. In addition there are early years training posts at Burton.

 

Warwick Programme

The Unit central to this programme is: University Hospital Coventry & Warwick. This is closely associated with the Professorial Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University of Warwick. Rotations include; Heartlands & Solihull, Warwick, Redditch and Worcester.

 

Academic Clinical Training Warwick

For suitable candidates with appropriate potential an academic training pathway has been established as part of the Warwick Programme. (http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk/intetacatrain/)

 

Other Information

There is weekly half day release core training for each of the programmes. MSc Courses relevant to orthopaedics are available through the Universities. University Hospital Birmingham, University Hospital North Staffordshire and University Hospital Coventry & Warwick are all level one trauma units.