North West School of Surgery - Paediatric Surgery

North West Paediatric Surgery

Paediatric Surgery deals with the disease, trauma and malformations of childhood years (foetal period to teenage years and young adults).

Key Contacts

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Miss Fiona McAndrew,
Paediatric Surgery Training Programme Director

Based at Alder Hey Hospital
Email: fiona.mcandrew@alderhey.nhs.uk

HEE North West Programme Support for Paediatric Surgery

Programme Support Administrator for Surgery

Angela McMahon

Angela is based at our Manchester Office at Three Piccadilly Place
Email: angela.mcmahon@hee.nhs.uk
Tel: 0161 268 9513

Paediatric Surgery Curriculum

external link icon For the most up to date syllabus and curriculum, please visit the ISCP website

external link icon JCST Certification Guidelines

Training Rotation

The trainees have either their first two years at Alder Hey Hospital or at Manchester Children’s Hospital, then their next two years at the other hospital. The final two years (ST7, ST8) are split between Manchester Children's Hospital and Alder Hey Hospital depending on training/subspeciality needs.

 

Paediatric urology training will be two 6 month blocks; one in ST4-5 and one in ST6-7. 

 

Both sites provide basic and advanced training in general paediatric surgery and urology. Between them they can provide both basic and specialised training e.g. bladder exstrophy, short bowel management oncology and stone management services.

Educational Opportunities

There is a joint regional educational programme and in addition, each hospital runs weekly teaching sessions. All sites have access to a well resourced medical library and weekend access to allow personal reading and literature review.

Research and Audit

Research along clinical lines will be developed according to the individual's needs and interests. Basic science research is available at the University of Manchester and University of Liverpool. Clinical research by review of cases is encouraged. Each ST trainee will be expected to complete an audit cycle in each year of the programme.

Teaching and Leadership

In addition to opportunities in both hospitals HEE NW runs multiple opportunities for teaching/education and research opportunities.

 

Leadership courses: Medical Leadership Fellowship (part time), Postgraduate Module in Medical Leadership

Education course: PG Cert in Workplace Based Postgraduate Medical Education, Medical Education Fellowship

National Paediatric Surgery ST3 Recruitment

National Recruitment for ST3 Paediatric Surgery is managed by HEE Yorkshire and the Humber.

 

external link icon Click here to go to HEE Yorkshire and the Humber's Recruitment website

external link icon Click here to go to the National HEE Recruitment Website (includes Timelines, Guidance, Competition Ratios etc.)

external link icon ST3 Person specifications

external link icon JCST:Surgical selection in the UK

National IST (Improving Surgical Training) Recruitment - ST1 Paediatric Surgery Run-through pilot

National Recruitment for Improving Surgical Training (IST) is managed as part of the Core Surgical Recruitment by HEE London and the South East.

 Click here to go to HEE London and the South East's Recruitment website

 Click here to go to the National HEE Recruitment Website (includes Timelines, Guidance, Competition Ratios etc.)

 Prospectus for Improving Surgical Training

 JCST: Surgical selection in the UK

HEE North West mapPaediatric Surgery (IST run-through) in North West England

Sector: West (Cheshire and Merseyside)
Vacancies: 0-1
Start Date: 4 August 2021
Grade: ST1
Programme Length: 96 months

Applications open TBC

Please Note

Trainees appointed to ST1 in Paediatric Surgery will spend the first two years in either the Cheshire and Merseyside or Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria sector (Placements during ST1 and ST2 are part of the Core Surgical Rotation. For the details of tracks for ST1/2, please see the track detials on the Core Surgcial Training pages), but from ST3 will be expected to work across the whole HEE North West region.

Hospitals on the Paediatric Surgery Rotation

Site Trust Sector
Alder Hey Children's Hospital Alder Hey Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust West
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust East

GMC Programme Code: NWE1017 (was MER955 and NWD932).

HEE North West Links

Training Support Network

SuppoRTT (Supported Return to Training)

Study Leave | Email: studyleave.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Out of Programme (OOP) information

Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Training

Policies & Procedures

Revalidation | Form R Part A | Form R Part B | Email: revalidation.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Leadership courses (Medical Leadership Fellowships, Postgraduate Module in Medical Leadership)

Education courses (PG Certificate in Workplace Based Postgraduate Medical Education Fellowship) | Email: facultydevelopment.nw@hee.nhs.uk

Careers advice

Intra-LETB Transfer Policy for transferring between sectors within HEE NW (on Policies and Procedures page)

 


Page Last Updated 11 April 2019

Paediatric Surgery