The East deanery gastroenterology programme offers training in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. There is a strong relationship with the national liver transplant service and a satellite liver transplant clinic provides transplant hepatology experience.
The rotation comprises a five year programme based in Ninewells Hospital Dundee with further gastroenterology and general medical experience obtained at Perth Royal Infirmary and Stracathro Hospital.
The gastroenterology unit comprises of a 30 bedded mixed gastroenterology ward, and a modern endoscopy suite.
The unit provides training in all aspects of therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP, EUS, and Endoscopic mucosal resection. A diagnostic capsule endoscopy service delivers experience to trainees.
Trainees will have attachments to hepatology, upper GI cancer and therapeutic endoscopy teams as well as experience in nutrition and inflammatory bowel disease.
Tayside has a mature home parenteral nutrition service. We have close ties with interventional radiology, colorectal, hepatobilary and upper GI surgical services. There is a vibrant research programme within a world renowned biomedical unit at the University of Dundee. Research programmes include cancer biology, epidemiology of liver disease, and endoscopic training.
Tayside offers a high quality of living in both urban and rural areas, with excellent cultural, sporting and outdoor pursuits.
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Perth Royal Infirmary, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, Stracathro Hospital, Angus
Ninewells Hospital Dundee
Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth
Stracathro Hospital, By Brechin
Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline
|Programme Type||Deanery based or National: Deanery |
|Administration office||East of Scotland|
|Lead Dean / Director||Professor Alastair McLellan|
|Responsible Associate Postgraduate Dean or Assistant Director (GP)||Professor Graham Leese|
|Specialty or Sub-specialty||Specialty or Sub-specialty: Specialty|
|Date of GMC recent approval||August 2010|
|Associated Royal College - Faculty
Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (web site)
|Curriculum and Associated Assessment System||https://www.gmc-uk.org/education/standards-guidance-and-curricula/curricula/gastroenterology-curriculum|
Named Programme Administrator:
Kathleen Forsyth, Training Programme Administrator
Address: NHS Education for Scotland 2 Central Quay 89 Hydepark Street Glasgow G3 8BW
Programme Director Name: Dr Max Groome
Address: Dr Max Groome Consultant Department of Gastroenterology Ninewells Hospital Dundee DD1 9SY
|Quality of Training||Quality Management|