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Undergraduate Education

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Phase 1

Early clinical experience that considers all disciplines in the context of a patient’s presentations.
Phase 2

Phase 2

Focusing on evolving clinical learning through apprenticeship in the form of hospital placements.
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Training Programmes

Foundation Programme

Foundation Programme

This is a two-year training programme for newly qualified doctors and is necessary to practise as a doctor in the UK.
Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Training

IMT is a three year programme which includes experience in intensive care medicine, geriatric medicine and outpatients.
General Practice

General Practice

General practice / family medicine is defined as the medical specialty that manages common illnesses.
Core Surgical Training

Core Surgical Training

Core Surgical Training follows the ISCP curriculum which includes generic skills applicable to all surgeons.

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Clinical Skills Unit

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Each centre has a variety of rooms and lecture theatres available for booking.

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Phase 1

UHL welcome students in Years 1-2 on full time clinical ward placements
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UHL Clinical Tutors support theoretical and practical teaching for Junior Medical students across all specialties working in tandem with a range of health professionals and GP colleagues

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Professionalism

Our Medical students are taught from the outset that professionalism is a key attribute and underpins their training and working life as a doctor
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Inter-professional working

Working with a variety of inter-professional staff across all specialties, we offer exciting and collaborative learning opportunities
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Early Clinical Experience

The opportunity to experience the ward environment early in training provides insight and awareness

Undergraduate Education

Early clinical experience that considers all disciplines in the context of a patient’s presentations
Focusing on evolving clinical learning through apprenticeship in the form of hospital placements.

Training Programmes

Foundation Programme

Foundation Programme

The Foundation Programme (FP) curriculum underpins the training and professional development of newly graduated doctors.

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Libraries

The service includes training, support and a Clinical Librarian service. 24 hour access to the libraries is available to all UHL staff.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Training to be a qualified FY1 doctor is between 5-6 years depending on whether a BSc is undertaken. Students undertake 2 years based at the new George Davies Centre for Medicine and then a further 3 years in hospital based placements in UHL or one of the District hospital partners in line with the UG curriculum.
UHL offer small group teaching in Year 2 for History taking and Examination across the main body systems. This is taught by UHL clinicians on the wards which culminates in a clinical OSCE assessment which is excellent preparation for Phase 2.
Yes clinical skills training for UG medical students is delivered by the UHL Clinical Skills Team based at the LRI. Through a combination of e-learning and face to face assessment skills are delivered throughout student training commencing in Year 1.
UHL liaise closely with Leicester Medical School’s Pastoral Support Unit to support students and their well-being which is of paramount importance. UHL tutors provide mentoring and support lead by our UHL Block leads across all year groups.
Yes all Year 1 students will undertake an HCA Care Certificate course working closely with UHL nursing and medical staff. Not only will you gain a comprehensive skill set throughout the course by participating in tutorials, learning clinical skills and attending a shadowing placement but this qualification will equip you with the skills to join the UHL HCA nursing bank if you wish.

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Focusing on evolving clinical learning through apprenticeship in the form of hospital placements.

Supporting University of Leicester Medical School end of year and final exams.

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UHL employees can register for our interactive Education Hub. Use your UHL email address to sign up for notifications, latest education news and courses. Use the Hub to access teaching resources and discussion boards and share your own teaching material with colleagues across the trust. Use the teaching calendar to find out what’s happening across UHL and download this to your personal device.