Specialist Units of Training

Intensive Care Medicine

Core Level

  • This is available in most hospitals

Intermediate and Higher Levels

  • It is expected that at least one of these units of training will be in the Royal Stoke Hospital

Additional ICM

  • Additional ICM is for trainees with an interest in ICM but are not a Dual trainee. This is usually for 6 months. The trainee needs to seek prospective approval from the RCoA training department with confirmation of support from the Head of School and FICM Regional Adviser after speaking to the Anaesthetic TPD.

Neuro Anaesthesia

Intermediate and Higher Levels

  • This unit of training is only available at the Royal Stoke

Advanced Level

  • 6-12 months, currently only available at UHB within the deanery

Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesia

Intermediate and Higher Levels

  • Available at the Royal Stoke and the Royal Wolverhampton

Advanced Level

  • 12 months, currently not available within the Stoke School

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Core, Intermediate and Higher Levels

  • Available in most hospitals

Advanced Level

  • 6 month unit of training in various combinations
    • 6 months at BWH
    • 6 months at Royal Stoke
    • 3 months BWH + 3 months Royal Wolverhampton

Placements for Advanced Obs are very limited and are coordinated through the TPD. A request to the TPD is required, at which point you will be placed on the waiting list.


Paediatric Anaesthesia

Core and Intermediate Levels

  • Available in most hospitals

Higher Level

  • 3 months at BCH
  • 3 months at Royal Stoke
  • 3 months at Royal Wolverhampton

Advanced Level

  • 6 months at BCH. A combination of Higher + Advanced can no longer be covered in the 6 months. Higher need to be completed before commencing Advanced.

Placements at BCH are very limited and are coordinated through the TPD. A request to the TPD is required, at which point you will be placed on the waiting list.


Pain

Core Training

  • Available in most hospitals

Intermediate and Higher

  • Intermediate availlable in most hospitals
  • Higher available at Wolverhampton

Advanced

  • 12 months. Available as a secondment to the B’ham School

Regional Anaesthesia

Core Training

  • Available in most hospitals

Intermediate and Higher

  • Available in most hospitals
  • Option to go to ROH in Birmingham for 3 months at either intermediate of higher. Aplication through the TPD

Advanced