Well established programme
Excellent buy-in from consultants. This means you will benefit from high quality training and you’ll join a scheme with a superb success rate.
Geographically close placements
This means that it is easy to reach the various hospitals and teaching centres, meaning you don’t face a lengthy commute or the prospect of regularly moving home.
Excellent MRCS completion rates
In 2020-2021 the overall MRCS completion rate was 72% which compares will with the national average of 65.8%
The service includes training, support and a Clinical Librarian service. 24 hour access to the libraries is available to all UHL staff.
Clinical Skills Unit
Provides high quality, innovative clinical skills and resuscitation training to UHL staff and medical students.
Provides in-house management and support for a wide range of medical courses and conferences.
Clinical Education Centres
The CEC team provide support for a number of educational functions and oversee the room booking process for the centres.
To get in touch please use the contact form and one of the team will get back to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
UHL is a modern training centre with most specialties acting as referral centres and boasting modern operative techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and complex endovascular interventions to name a few.
CST at UHL benefits from a wide and varied simulation programme in orthopaedics, general and vascular surgery to name a few. The Trust is undergoing exciting changes with the development of a dedicated Simulation Centre which will act as a combined hub for simulation training and will be host to a range of low- and high-fidelity simulation systems.
We have a fantastic MRCS education programme that is combined with Health Education East Midlands North and is comprised of small group sessions, anatomy dissection room tutorials, interview and exam guided preparations. There are also workshops on communication skills, CV building, research and presentation skills. The education programme culminates in an annual audit day whereby trainees are encouraged to present their audit to a combined deanery panel.