North West School of Radiology

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the School of Radiology

 

The HEE NW School of Radiology is a specialty school of postgraduate medicine based in the North West of England.

The purpose of the HEE NW School of Radiology is to plan and deliver a course of study for specialist registrars and specialist trainees in preparation for the examinations of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). It offers educational advice in the workplace and is often called upon to provide guidance and direction in training matters.

The training period consists of 5 years with years 1-3 spend in core training and years 4 and 5 in subspecialty/ higher training.

ST1 training will include a 4 month teaching block rotation at Edge Hill University, Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre at the HEE NW Radiology Academy. 

Further information regarding the School of Radiology can be accessed by the following link: www.nwsor.co.uk - this site is administered by the ST1 Academy Lead. 

   

 

 

Head of the North West School of Radiology

 

 


Dr Jana Suntharanathan

Email: jana.suntharanathan@mft.nhs.uk

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9WL

 

 

 

Associate Postgraduate Dean for Radiology

 

  


Dr Fiona Clarke

Email: fiona.clarke@elht.nhs.uk 

Health Education England
Regatta Place
Brunswick Business Park
Liverpool
L3 4BL

 

 

 

Training Programme Directors

 

 

       

Edge Hill Academy Training Lead

Dr Sue Kearney 

susan.kearney@lthtr.nhs.uk

 

TPD for ST1-ST2 & ST study leave lead

Dr Trupti Kukarni

trupti.kulkarni@mft.nhs.uk

 

TPD for ST3-ST4 & Rotations/Educational supervision lead Dr Dhivya Paravasthu  dhivya.paravasthu@nhs.net  
TPD for ST5-ST6 (Interim) Dr Jana Suntharanathan  jana.suntharanathan@mft.nhs.uk  
Associate TPD FRCR Teaching ST2+ Dr Yousef Alwan yousef.Alwan@mft.nhs.uk  

 

 

HEE North West School of Radiology Training Programme Management Team

 

 

The HEE North West School of Radiology Training Programme Management Team are based at HEE's Liverpool Office.

Role Name Email Address Telephone Number
Programme Support Manager for Radiololgy  Natalie Dawson natalie.dawson@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2615
Programme Support Co-ordinator for Radiology Sarah Mrozek sarah.mrozek@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2574
Programme Support Administrator for Radiology Teresa Guy radiology.nw@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2568
Academy Programme Support Officer  Samantha Truesdale samantha.truesdale@hee.nhs.uk 0151 479 2568

All general enquiries relating to education/training should be directed to Radiology.nw@hee.nhs.uk

School of Radiology Academy - Edge Hill enquiries should be directed to Radiologyacademy.nw@hee.nhs.uk 

 

 

HEE North West Lead Employer

 

 

From 1 October 2018 St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the Lead Employer for the whole of the North West region.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Website www.sharedservices.sthk.nhs.uk  
General Queries Email: lead.employer@sthk.nhs.uk Tel: 0151 426 1600
Payroll Email: leademployerpayroll@sthk.nhs.uk Tel: 0151 290 4658

 

 

 

Important Dates

 

14 October

 

2021

Radiology Winter Board & STC

VENUE: MS Teams

 

   11 & 25 NOVEMBER

16 December  

2021

Radiology Winter ARCP & progress reviews

VENUE: MS Teams

 

12&26 May

2022

Radiology Spring Final ARCP

VENUE: MS Teams

 

22

April

2022

Radiology Spring Board & STC

VENUE: MS Teams

 

7 July (ST3-6)

14 July (ST1-2)21 July (Feedback)

 

2021

Radiology Summer ARCP

 

 

VENUE: MS Teams

Useful Links

The Royal College of Radiologists www.rcr.ac.uk    
Less Than Full Time Training Information www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/content/less-full-time-training    
Inter-Deanery Transfers www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/Inter_Deanery_Transfer    
Lead Employer (St Helens and Knowsley) sharedservices.sthk.nhs.uk    
SuppoRTT- Pre/Post Leave Support www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/supportt-process 

https://www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/supported-return-to-training

 

 

Trainee Support 

https://www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/tres

   

Useful Contacts

Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Lead - Emma Reid - Emma.Reid@stockport.nhs.uk  

SuppoRTT Champion - Vamsi Rachapalli -  Vamsidhar.Rachapalli@sthk.nhs.uk

Please note applications for LTFT need to go to Dr Paravasthu for approval dhivya.paravasthu@nhs.net 

 

RCR and Kaizen Registration

All Radiology trainees must register with the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), and obtain a Kaizen ePortfolio. This must detail all placements, supervisors and WPBAs as detailed against the RCR curriculums. All contact and guidance information can be found:

https://www.rcr.ac.uk/clinical-radiology/specialty-training/curriculum/kaizen

 

Page last updated 28/01/2021