Cardiothoracic Surgery ST1 & ST3
Cardiothoracic Surgery in Yorkshire and the Humber
Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber offers high quality training across a wide geographical area, which means that training experiences are tailored to meet the needs of our trainees.
We offer a comprehensive training program. In addition to the broad specialty there are training opportunities to gain experience in aortic surgery, mitral valve repair, AF ablation surgery, oesophageal resections, mesothelioma surgery and major chest wall resections.
Following significant investment, HEYH is at the forefront of clinical skills and
simulation. Trainees have access to extensive clinical skills facilities including state of the art high fidelity simulators, manikins and simulated patient environments.
HEYH has an extensive quality management process which ensures the training delivered to trainees is of consistent, high quality.
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 6 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 Cardiothoracic Surgery is Health Education England Wessex.
For information about the recruitment process, including timelines and information about how to apply, please visit their website.
Vacancy numbers for Cardiothoracic Surgery are allocated nationally by the Specialty Advisory Committee. The vacancy numbers will be published on the National Recruitment Office's website.
All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.
Trainees rotate annually in October 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:
|Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust||Castle Hill Hospital|
|Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust||Leeds General Infirmary|
|St James’ University Hospital|
|Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||Northern General Hospital|