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North West School of Surgery

Supported Return to Training (SuppoRTT)

Please note

This page contains information about Supported Return to Training (SuppoRTT) within the North West School of Surgery. Please see the NHS England North West SuppoRTT pages for general guidance and information about SuppoRTT.


Supported Return to Training (SuppoRTT)

The School of Surgery guidance and documentation has now been replaced by a single National guidance document. This guidance can be found on the Supported Return to Training SuppoRTT Guidance and Process page.


SuppoRTT Events

North West SuppoRTT Course: General and Breast Surgery Day 3


North West School of Surgery SuppoRTT Champions

The North West School of Surgery has four SuppoRTT Champions who work with the School, Trust SuppoRTT Champions, Trust Specialty Training Leads and LTFT Leads to ensure that postgraduate doctors in surgical training and trainers are aware of the RTT process and that every postgraduate doctor in surgcial training has access to relevant RTT activites (RTT-A) including speciality specific return to training days.


SuppoRTT Champion Specialties covered

Danielle Wharton

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Whiston Hospital


Plastic Surgery
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Su De

Consultant ENT Surgeon at Alder Hey Children's Hospital


Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery
Otolaryngology (ENT)
Paediatric Surgery

Nicola Barnes

Consultant General Surgeon at Wythenshawe Hospital


Core Surgical Training
Vascular Surgery

Currently Vacant, please contact Nicola Barnes



General Surgery


Specialty SuppoRTT Leads

Specialty Sector Specialty SuppoRTT Lead
Cardio-thoracic Surgery Both Bilal Kirmani
Core Surgery C&M TBC
General Surgery C&M Joanna Seward
GM, L & SC Nicola Barnes and Emma Davies
Neurosurgery Both Helen Raffalli-Ebezant
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery Both Stuart Clarke
Otolaryngology (ENT) Both Bethan Fon Jones
Paediatric Surgery Both Sarah Wood
Plastic Surgery Both Samantha McNally
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery C&M Danielle Wharton
GM, L & SC Vicky Sinclair
Urology C&M Kaylie Hughes
GM, L & SC Ann Crump and Emma Foster
Vascular Surgery Both Jonathan Ghosh

C&M = Cheshire and Merseyside

GM, L & SC = Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria

Page Last Updated 3 November 2022