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Speciality: Acute Care Common Stem - Emergency Medicine (ACCS-EM)

Programme Description
GMC Reference: EOS/384

Trainers have significant experience of higher training and a proven track record of excellence within the programme a service consistently scoring highly in Clinical and Educational supervision (GMC Trainee survey).

Trainees receive full exposure to a wide range of EM/Acute Med presentations during 1 year of rotation and comprehensive exposure to all aspects of Anaesthesia inc experienced gained working in Intensive Care While rotating around the various ACCS Specialities Trainees are able to participate in the speciality specific training opportunities most of which are protected / bleep free. The Specialities comprising ACCS in East of Scotland have developed close working professional relationships and manage the training programme in a fair and equitable way.

The 3 year programme includes 6 months each of EM and AM with 1 year of Anaesthetics incorporating, as a minimum, 3 months of ITU.


Research, audit, teaching and management opportunities

Tayside as a region in which to train has much to offer. Housing and amenities are good and with excellent road networks the region is within 1.25 hours of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Dundee city has done much to regenerate and has an active cultural centre in the University quarter with Dundee Rep theatre, Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre and successfully developing the only branch outside London of the V&A Museum.

Sporting and Leisure activities are numerous with top quality Golf and access to the hills and countryside including Glenshee ski centre all in close proximity.

Where is the training delivered?
Training is delivered across:

Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Perth Royal Infirmary

Emergency Dept, Ninewells, Dundee Acute Medicine, Ward 15, Ninewells, Dundee

Anaesthesia/ITU, Ninewells, Dundee

Medicine Dept, Ninewells, Dundee

Paediatrics, Ninewells, Dundee

Acute Medicine, Ward 4, Perth Royal

Emergency Dept, Perth Royal

Contacts and Useful Links
Programme Type Deanery based or National: Deanery
Administration office West of Scotland
Lead Dean / Director Professor Adam Hill
Responsible Associate Postgraduate Dean or Assistant Director (GP) Dr Russell Duncan
Specialty or Sub-specialty Specialty or Sub-specialty: Specialty
Date of GMC recent approval September 2017
Associated Royal College - Faculty
Royal College of Emergercy Medicine (web site)
Curriculum and Associated Assessment System
Programme Administrator: Named Programme Administrator: Nicole Smith
Address: NHS Education for Scotland GLASGOW G3 8BW
Programme Director Programme Director Name: Dr Andrew Paterson, Consultant
Address: Dr Andrew Paterson Accident & Emergency Dept Ninewells Hospital Dundee DD1 9SY
Quality of Training Quality Management

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