The RCR Clinical Radiology and Interventional Radiology Curriculae are delivered at all 3 localities within the school. This is by way of formalised small group teaching sessions, use of simulation and clinical experience within the various Departments of Clinical Radiology throughout the region. The latest edition of the RCR Curriculum can be found by following the links for Clinical Radiology and Interventional Radiology.
Funding is also available through the School Curriculum Delivery Budget, to enable trainees to attend additional courses throughout training, to complement the local teaching programme. Appropriateness for attendance at external courses should be discussed with your Educational Supervisor at the start of each year, and should be guided by the Personal Development Plan for the year. In order to promote research within the School there are also limited funds available for presenting work at national/international conferences and approval for these should be sought through the Head of School. It is expected that any abstracts submitted for presentation at external conferences will have been presented at an appropriate setting more locally (eg. Annual School of Radiology Conference), as a pre-requisite for obtaining funding.
The School are introducing a programme of non-technical skills teaching sessions from late 2019. Sessions on a variety of topics will run every 2 months and will provide an opportunity for the senior trainees to get together and take some time out from their busy clinical job to concentrate on other aspects of life in the NHS. It will hopefully alleviate the need for attending generic Deanery courses and expensive external courses. These are principally being co-ordinated by Dr Ian Craven and Dr Rachel Hyland for West trainees. However, East & South trainees are welcome to attend - but please be aware that some sessions will be restricted in numbers due to venue and/or teaching practicalities. Details will be published below, as and when the sessions are confirmed.
The School has also subscribed to STATdx to enable trainees to benefit from access to this on-line resource during the course of their clinical attachments. If trainees want to obtain a log-in, or have any issues with STATdx access, please contact the following people:
- East Trainees - The Radiology Department at Hull Royal Infirmary.
- South Trainees - Fiona Swift, PAs to Dr Batty & Dr Rutherford, Royal Hallamshire Hospital.
- West Trainees - Carol Bailey or Jane Kaye, Radiology Academy Manager, Leeds General Infirmary.
This page will also give details below of future study days and how to book places. Please note that, unless otherwise stated, you cannot book places on study days through the Programme Support team. Please look for the relevant contact details for each study opportunity by clicking on the blue tabs below.
** This study day has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. A revised date will be considered in due course.**
This is one of the annual pan-deanery School Study Day's and will be held at an external venue.
The study day is primarily aimed at ST2-ST5 trainees to take a comprehensive look at aspects of Liver Transplantations. A programme is attached at the foot of this webpage and registration is now open - see below.
Timings : 9.50am to 4pm (Registration from 9.20am)
Organiser: Dr Jai Patel, Head of School, and Dr Raneem Albazaz, Consultant Radiologist (Leeds Teaching Hospitals)
To register please email Jane Kaye at the Radiology Academy, Leeds General Infirmary. There are 80 spaces available and attendees must register their place in advance. These will be allocated on a first come/first serve basis, so to avoid disappointment we recommend booking as early as you can.
Any queries about the content of the study day should be directed to Dr Patel.
As per the information in the introductory paragraphs above, the Radiology West scheme have set up a series of Non-Technical Skills study sessions for trainees. South & East trainees are welcome to express an interest in attending and should email Jane Kaye (Radiology Academy Office, LGI) in the first instance or unless other contact details are recorded against the following planned sessions:
- Monday 6th January: Developing a career in medical imaging (4 spaces available as at 04.12.19)
- Monday 2nd March: How do I learn? So how should I teach?
- Monday 4th May: Error/Discrepancy/Duty of candour
- Monday 6th July: Research in radiology
- Monday 7th September: Resilience and conflict
- Monday 2nd November: NHS structure and finance
As indicated earlier in this page, numbers are restricted to 30 places for each day due to teaching practicalities and venue availability. We will publish the programme for each session as and when it is finalised.
UPDATE (10.9.20) - A third date (two sessions) have been added to the CADSIM programme of training. Booking arrangements remain the same as below.
There remains high demand, so the organisers are looking at the feasibility of arranging further sessions. Please can anyone who does not manage to book a place, but would like to attend a CadSIM session, email Dr Hannah Lambie. This will give us an idea of the level of interest and likely numbers involved. Many thanks to all for your patience.
We are running 6 x half day CadSIM US guided biopsy sessions this year on Wednesday 7th, Thursday Oct 8th and Friday Oct 9th 2020. This will give you the opportunity to learn and practice US guided biopsy on specially preserved cadavers at the university of Leeds under the direct supervision of interventional radiologists.
The inaugural course last year was highly rated. This year due to COVID-19 restrictions we can only have 6 trainees per session so are running 4 half day sessions to allow as many of you to attend as possible. This is a free course funded by the school of surgery HEYH.
PLEASE NOTE - Pre-course material will be delivered in the Leeds radiology academy and via zoom on Thursday 1st Oct 2-4.30pm and recorded. This must be viewed before attending the practical session.
To book your place please make an account and book on via the school of surgery website https://www.maxcourse.co.uk/yhss/guestHome.asp. Any issues with the booking system please email - CADSIM@leeds.ac.uk
Please only book 1 half day session.