The East of Scotland programme is based at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School in Dundee, with rotation to Perth Royal infirmary for DGH experience. There is a three month induction given to laboratory aspects of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, and frequent rotations covering in-patients, day- patients and laboratory. There are frequent teaching opportunities including a weekly journal club, educational meeting and morphology meeting. There is a weekly teaching session aimed towards subsequent MRCPath exams facilitated by consultant staff.
In years 4 and 5 rotations to the national allogeneic stem cell transplant centre and to Paediatric Haematology in Aberdeen are organised. Each trainee has a dedicated educational supervisor and there are frequent opportunities for audit and research.
The East Region of Scotland Deanery involves Tayside, which is a beautiful area to live and work within. It has varied geography and offers diverse interests for individuals and families, from a thriving city life in Dundee to outdoor activities in Angus, Perthshire and North Fife. It has good road and rail networks to the other areas of Scotland. The quality of life in Tayside is excellent with easy access to beautiful countryside for sport and leisure as well as world-renowned facilities for golf.
Training within the East Region of Scotland Deanery is trainee focused with attention to individual trainee needs and aspirations. Ninewells is a University teaching hospital with opportunities to become involved in research.
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Gartnavel General, Glasgow, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Perth Royal Infirmary
Ninewells Hospital (Dundee)
Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen
Gartnavel General Hospitals (Beatson Oncology BMT Unit), Glasgow
East of Scotland Regional Transfusion Centre (SNBTS) at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
|Programme Type||Deanery based or National: Deanery |
|Administration office||West of Scotland|
|Lead Dean / Director||Professor Alastair McLellan|
|Responsible Associate Postgraduate Dean or Assistant Director (GP)||Dr Tom Fardon|
|Specialty or Sub-specialty||Specialty or Sub-specialty: Specialty|
|Date of GMC recent approval||November 2008|
|Associated Royal College - Faculty
Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (web site)
|Curriculum and Associated Assessment System||http://www.gmc-uk.org/education/haematology.asp|
Named Programme Administrator:
Christine Ferguson, Training Programme Administrator
Address: NHS Education for Scotland 2 Central Quay 89 Hydepark Street Glasgow G3 8BW
Programme Director Name: Dr Sudhir Tauro
Address: Dr Sudhir Tauro Consultant Dept of Haematology Ninewells Hospital Dundee DD1 9SY
|Quality of Training||Quality Management|