Training

New Training Unit 

Perioperative medicine to be part of RCoA curriculum.  For trainees starting a new level of training from August 2016 (i.e. starting CT1, ST3 or ST5) this will be a mandatory requirement. Those partway through a training level it will be an optional unit until the next training level


Training in anaesthesia is a competency based, time limited programme that will normally take a minimum of seven years. The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) link illustrates stages of anaesthetic training http://www.rcoa.ac.uk/training-and-the-training-programme/the-stages-of-training


Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Training 

Flexible / less than full time (LTFT) training is possible within the school. For details contact:Dr Yogita Chikermane, Consultant Anaesthetist and lead for LTFT. Email: yogita.chikermane@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Further information can also be obtained from the deanery website http://www.westmidlandsdeanery.nhs.uk/Support/Less-Than-Full-Time-Training


Accreditation of Transferable Competences (ATC)

ACCS trainees can count the Anaesthetic and ICM competences and still get a CCT (providing of course they meet all other requirements).The current version of the curriculum has approved transferrable competences (see page23, section 3.2.4 and page 27, section 3.9). http://www.rcoa.ac.uk/document-store/curriculum-cct-anaesthetics-2010 

 Application for ATC should be before appointment to CCT B. ATC should usually be agreed before entry into CCT B training, or at the latest within three months of commencement of training in CCT B

Please note that the maximum amount of time than can be counted is 9 months. Contact your Training Programme Director for further details


Core Training

Intermediate and Higher Training