North Western Deanery - Committed to a Lifetime of Professional Development




Our Vision

Everyone associated with health care in the North West:

  • will strive for ever-increasing standards of patient centred care
  • will be committed to a lifetime of professional development
  • will be proud of the care they provide
  • will support and challenge one another

The North Western Deanery is hosted by Health Education England and oversees postgraduate medical education and training with a responsibility for over 4,000 trainees.

We are proud of the training that is commissioned and provided for our trainers, educational supervisors and educational leaders and our achievement to meet the GMC standards for training.

We aspire to deliver the very best training and continuing professional development for doctors and dentists and ensure that they are ready to deliver the vision set out in ‘Liberating the NHS’.

Our priority is to ensure that our trainers and training programme directors and competent and confident in their role, providing high quality patient care and high quality practical experience for doctors and dentists in training, supporting and challenging young professionals.

We hope that everyone working in medicine and dentistry in the North West will maintain and develop these high standards through supporting each other and challenging unacceptable practice throughout their working lives.

NHS Five Year Forward View published on October 23rd

5 year plan