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Core Surgical Training

1.5% of trainees would work here again

Ratings

GMC Training Survey 2021
Overall
73.20
Clinical Supervision
88.70
Clinical Supervision OOH
87.20
Workload
43.60
Supportive Environment
68.00
Rota Design
69.50
Adequate Experience
68.70
Educational Supervision
83.10
Local Teaching
55.70
Teamwork
70.60
Educational Governance
67.90
Curriculum Coverage
71.90
Feedback
70.30
Study Leave
58.50
Reporting systems
69.50
Induction
71.20
Handover
63.10
Facilities
70.30
If you do ENT, urology, T&O or MFU here then you're doomed. ENT in particular here dont bother to train their SHOs just their senior SpRs. Its sooo much better at Arrowe Park or at the royal liverpoo...
Core Surgical Training
University Hospital Aintree
Terrible training! Avoid big places like QEH and central Birmingham hospitals. Very bad medical staffinga and rota. Constantly on call and very little theatre time. Particularly Plastics!
Core Surgical Training
Health Education England West Midlands
God awful training - avoid. 4 months of Surgical HDU as a CT1 means a whole block of no theatre or clinic once you’ve taken your annual leave. Minimal exposure during other blocks, poorly staffed so m...
Core Surgical Training
Southampton General Hospital
ENT: Did six months prior to COVID so things probably changed. Consultants very supportive, most Thursday mornings there was SHO level operations (Tonsils, grommets etc) and could attend theatre on ot...
Core Surgical Training
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Having ranked in top 5% for England/Scotland/Wales CST applications and ranked in top 10 applicants for Northern Ireland - I worked super hard to get my CST top. Honestly Im so resentful over how I wa...
Core Surgical Training
North West School of Surgery: West Sector
Poor training. Mostly service provision only. Very short staffed rotas. Forced trainees to cover any gaps, otherwise you get bad reports and arcp will be affected. Very poor conversion rates to ST3 ...
Core Surgical Training
Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Training Agency
Poor quality training. Few opportunities to make it to theatre, often no theatre time in rota. Trainees across departments often taken out of theatre to be put on wards, on-calls etc. Teaching incredi...
Core Surgical Training
Health Education England North West London
Avoid for Core Surgical Training! Massive hospital and you get treated like a glorified FY2. Avoid!
Core Surgical Training
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham