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Recent Reviews
Fantastic training program, very engaged consultants and leads. Good teaching hospitals and wide range of skill set development
Clinical Oncology ST3+
Health Education England North West London
Complete meme experience. Order bloods in the morning, they come back at 5PM. If you do a twilight shift here you're basically just chasing up bloods for 3 hours after clocking in. YY fudgin' bother i
Geriatric Medicine
Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr
Small hospital, only 2-3 novices rotating in each August/Feb intake. Get to know consultants (both Anaesthetic and surgical) really quickly which is nice as they'll let you get on with your own thing
Royal Hampshire County Hospital
Overall very unhappy with the workload, was advised in private to avoid the deanery for training.
NHS Education for Scotland
Overall a good place to train and build up your clinical confidence and acumen. Due to how remote the hospital is, you often get to know a lot of the medics in the area. Acute medicine is based on
Acute Internal Medicine
Raigmore Hospital
Supportive, friendly hospital. Predominantly service provision with relatively uninterested consultant body in teaching. Reliant on IMGs for most F3/SHO posts
Foundation Programme
Dorset County Hospital
ENT: Did six months prior to COVID so things probably changed. Consultants very supportive, most Thursday mornings there was SHO level operations (Tonsils, grommets etc) and could attend theatre on ot
Core Surgical Training
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Great geris department with good senior support throughout and the opportunity to supervise foundation doctors and teach medical students. On calls are well staffed and supported, and involve clerkin
Geriatric Medicine
St Mary's Hospital
Not the most supportive department. Very heavy on-call rota. I would not recommend
Plastic Surgery
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Very busy department, on-call rota is horrible, limited surgical experience to have enough cases. Not a good place to prepare for ST3
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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