As elsewhere the West Midlands Deanery Radiology Training programmes consists of 3 years core training (based in Sectors) followed by 2 years subspecilaity (or 3 yeras for Interventional or Neurointerventional Radiolgy) training (based according to sub-specilaity interest)
The hospitals in the NORTH Sector are the Royal Stoke Hospital (Stoke on Trent), Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital (Oswestry), Princess Royal Hospital (Telford).
The hospitals in the EAST, SOUTH and WEST Sectors are the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, City Hospital, University Hospital (Coventry), Russells Hall Hospital, Good Hope Hospital, The Women’s Hospital (Birmingham), The Heartlands Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton, Sandwell Hospital, Royal Orthopaedic (Woodlands), Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham), Worcestershire Hospitals (Worcester Royal Infirmary, Alexandra Hospital Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital) and Hereford Hospital.
One of the main strengths of the rotation is the wide variety of experience offered by such a large number of busy hospitals. This is due to the wide variety of patients and consultant trainers encountered on the rotation.
Subspecialty training is available in a large number of subspecialties. These include neuro-radiology, ENT imaging, breast imaging, oncological imaging, breast imaging, paediatric imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, and interventional radiology.