Ophthalmology in Yorkshire and the Humber
This is a seven year training programme in Ophthalmology aimed at doctors who can demonstrate the essential competencies to enter this level of training. The programme is designed to support training for a CCT in Ophthalmology.
The Yorkshire and Humber School of Ophthalmology has two Training Programmes, one based in the South Yorkshire Locality and the other in the West/North East Yorkshire Localities.
This programmes offer wide experience in all aspects of Ophthalmology. Trainees will rotate through hospital eye departments, obtaining training with opportunities both for specialist experience & research, balanced with increasing direct responsibility for patient care and opportunities for expanding surgical experience.
In order to assess your suitability for this training programme please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website.
The expected duration of this training programme is 7 years, subject to satisfactory progression. The actual duration may depend on the circumstances of individual trainees.
Further sources of information
The National Recruitment Office for ST1 Ophthalmology is Severn Postgraduate Medical Education.
Interviews will be taking place on 7th of February 2020 at Mercure Holland House Hotel, Bristol. These will be run by our colleagues in the South West offices.
For information about the recruitment process, including timelines and information about how to apply, please visit their website.
Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber has submitted the folllowing indicative vacancies:
|West, North and East||August 2020||ST1||3|
|West, North and East||February 2021||ST1||2|
This recruitment process is for posts commencing August 2020. The start date of individual posts will be confirmed during preferencing.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.
Trainees will complete a number of 6 and 12 month placements thoughout the training programme allowing trainees opportunities for both for specialist experience & research, balanced with increasing direct responsibility for patient care and opportunities for expanding surgical experience.
Rotations generally take place in August or September and February or March although rotations may take place at other times depending on the needs of trainees and the training programme.
A list of the trusts and training locations within the training programme is provided below:
West/North East Yorkshire & the Humber Programme:
|Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Bradford Royal Infirmary|
|Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust||Calderdale Royal Hospital|
|Huddersfield Royal Infirmary|
|Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust||Harrogate District Hospital|
|Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust||Hull Royal Infirmary|
|Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust||St James’ University Hospital|
|Mid Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust||Dewsbury and District Hospital|
|York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Scarborough Hospital|
|The York Hospital|
South Yorkshire & the Humber Programme:
|Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Doncaster Royal Infirmary|
|Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital|
|Scunthorpe General Hospital|
|The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust||Rotherham Hospital|
|Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Royal Hallamshire Hospital|