Welcome to Core Surgical Training in the North West
The purpose of Core Surgical Training is to allow the trainee to develop the basic and fundamental surgical skills common to all surgical specialties, together with a few specialty-specific surgical skills.
Core Surgical training in HEE North West is divided between two sectors. Please select one of the following for further information on each sector:
From August 2018 there will be a single teaching programme for Core Surgical Training. Teaching will take place at different venues across the North West.
- CT1 and CT2 teaching to take place on separate days to allow for cross cover within departments.
- Teaching will take place for a full day once a month.
- CT1 teaching will be the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
- CT2 teaching will be the 4th Wednesday of every month.
Attendance at teaching is mandatory and trainees are required to attend a minimum of 70% (8 full teaching sessions).
Core Surgical Training Teaching Dates 2018/2019
|Month||CT1/ST1 Teaching Date||CT2/ST2 Teaching Date|
|August 2018||Wednesday 8 August 2018 (HEE NW Induction)||Wednesday 22 August 2018 (HEE NW Induction)|
|September 2018||Wednesday 12 September 2018||Wednesday 26 September 2018|
|October 2018||Wednesday 10 October 2018||Wednesday 24 October 2018|
|November 2018||Wednesday 14 November 2018||Wednesday 28 November 2018|
|December 2018||Wednesday 12 December 2018||Wednesday 19 December 2018 (Third Wednesday due to Christmas)|
|January 2019||Wednesday 9 January 2019||Wednesday 23 January 2019|
|February 2019||Wednesday 13 February 2019||Wednesday 27 February 2019|
|March 2019||Wednesday 13 March 2019||Wednesday 27 March 2019|
|April 2019||Wednesday 10 April 2019||Wednesday 24 April 2019|
|May 2019||Wednesday 8 May 2019||Wednesday 22 May 2019|
|June 2019||Wednesday 12 June 2019||Wednesday 26 June 2019|
Core Surgical Training Curriculum
HEE North West Programme Support for Core Surgical Training
Angela McMahon, Programme Support Officer
Angela McMahon is based at our Manchester Office at Three Piccadilly Place.
Tel: 0161 268 9513
Paramjit Kaur (Specialty Manager)
Tel: 020 7869 6243
National Core Surgical Training and IST (Improving Surgical Training) Pilot Recruitment
National Recruitment for Core Surgical Training is managed by HEE London and the South East. Recruitment to the IST pilots and ENT run-through pilots is part of Core Surgical Training Recruitment. Interviews for the August 2019 intake will take place between 14 & 25 January 2019. Recruitment to OMFS run-through training is part of OMFS recruitment, see our OMFS pages for details.
East Sector (North Western) Provisional Indicative Tracks for August 2019 (exluding run-thorugh specialties) *UPDATED* - 23 January 2019 - changes highlighted in yellow
East Sector (North Western) Provisional Indicative Tracks for August 2019 (run-through specialties except Neurosurgery) *UPDATED* - 12 February 2019 - change highlighted in pink. Change made on 23 January 2019 highlighted in yellow
West Sector (Mersey) Provisional Indicative Tracks for August 2019 (exluding run-thorugh specialties) *NEW* - added 4 January 2019
West Sector (Mersey) Provisional Indicative Tracks for August 2019 (run-through specialties except Neurosurgery) *NEW* - added 4 January 2019
HEE North West Links
Page Last Updated 12 February 2019