Health Education Wessex
Health Education Wessex is responsible for the planning, development and education and training of the healthcare and public health workforce across Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight and Salisbury.
We also provide medical training for the States of Jersey and GP appraisal services for Jersey and Guernsey. We believe that the key to improving the health and healthcare of the 2.8 million people living in Wessex is investment in the skills and values of the 52,000 people working in the NHS and and in primary care.
This is a 5 year training programme in Clinical Oncology at ST3 aimed at doctors who can demonstrate the essential competencies to enter this level of training. The programme is designed to support training for a CCT in Clinical Oncology.
Trainees will rotate between the Cancer Centres in Poole, Southampton and Portsmouth. In general trainees will spend two consecutive 6 month attachments in each centre. A minimum of two and a half years will be spent in Southampton. Posts rotate in the first week in May and November each year. Four National Training Number posts ( NTN ) are based in Southampton and two posts each in Poole and Portsmouth.
Study and Training
The primary aim of all posts is to meet the training needs of the trainee. The syllabus is set by the Royal College of Radiologists and minimum standards of education agreed by all Trusts within the rotation.
The Deanery is committed to developing postgraduate training programmes as laid down by GMC, Colleges and Faculties and by COPMED - the Postgraduate Deans Network. At local level college / specialty tutors work with the Programme Director and Directors of Medical Education in supervising these programmes. Trainees will be expected to take part in these programmes (including audit) and to attend meetings with their nominated educational supervisor.
All posts within the training programme are recognised for postgraduate training by the General Medical Council (GMC) in accordance with their standards for training.
Study leave is granted in accordance with Deanery / Trust policy and are subject to the maintenance of the service.
All posts have a service element and cover the majority of duties; however, there will be minor variations in different hospitals.
- Poole Hospital; Poole
- Queen Alexandra Hospital; Portsmouth
- Southampton General Hospital; Southampton
Training Programme Director
Specialty Programme Administrator