ACCS is a 3 year training programme that normally follows Foundation Year 2. It is the only core training programme for trainees wishing to enter higher specialty training in Emergency Medicine and is an alternative core training programme for trainees wishing to enter higher specialty training in General Internal Medicine (GIM), Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) or Anaesthesia. The first two years are spent rotating through Emergency Medicine (EM), General Internal Medicine, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine (ICM). The third year is spent providing training that will ensure the trainee meets the minimum requirements for entry into higher specialty training in their parent specialty (EM, GIM/AIM, Anaesthesia and also ICM).
The components of training in ACCS are:
Ayr Hospital (Ayr), Crosshouse Hospital (Kilmarnock), Glasgow Royal Infirmary (Glasgow), Inverclyde Royal Hospital (Greenock), Monklands Hospital (Greenock), Royal Alexandra Hospital (Paisley), Southern General Hospital (Glasgow), Forth Valley Royal Hospital (Larbert), Victoria Infirmary (Glasgow), Western Infirmary/Gartnavel General (Glasgow), Wishaw General Hospital (Wishaw).
|Deanery sponsoring programme||West of Scotland|
|Postgraduate Dean||Professor Alastair McLellan|
|Responsible Associate - GP Director||Dr Stephen Glen|
|Programme Type||Deanery based or National: Deanery
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||http://www.gmc-uk.org/education/postgraduate/acute_internal_medicine.asp|
|Deanery Administrative Contacts||
Zoe Whitehill - Training Programme Administrator
Address: Training Programme Administrator, NHS Education for Scotland, Third Floor, 2 Central Quay, 89 Hydepark Street, Glasgow, G3 8BW
Tel: 0141 223 1489
Name: Dr Christine Aiken
Address: Glasgow Royal Infirmary
|Quality of Training||GMC Trainee Survey Information (2015)|
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