North West School of Surgery - Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery



Welcome to Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Training
in the North West


There are two training programmes in the Health Education England, North West (HEE NW) region. Both pride themselves in excellent regional teaching and clinical programmes. They have a large number of dedicated trainers across all the hospitals.



Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery training in HEE North West is divided between two sectors and each have their own Training Programme Director. Please select one of the following for further information on each sector:

East Sector (North Western) – Greater Manchester, Lancashire & South Cumbria (former North Western Deanery)

West Sector (Mersey) – Cheshire & Merseyside (former Mersey Deanery)


Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Curriculum


external link icon For the most up to date syllabus and curriculum, please visit the ISCP website

external link icon JCST Certification Guidelines


HEE North West Programme Support for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery


Angela McMahon, Programme Support Officer

Angela McMahon is based at our Manchester Office at Three Piccadilly Place.

Tel: 0161 268 9513



National Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery ST3 Recruitment


National Recruitment for ST3 Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery is managed by HEE Yorkshire and the Humber.

external link icon Click here to go to HEE Yorkshire and the Humber's Recruitment website

external link icon Click here to go to the National HEE Recruitment Website (includes Timelines, Guidance, Competition Ratios etc.)

external link icon ST3 Person specifications

external link icon JCST: Surgical selection in the UK


HEE North West Links


Training Support Network

SuppoRTT (Supported Return to Training)

Study Leave | Email:

Out of Programme (OOP) information

Less Than Full Time (LTFT) Training

Policies & Procedures

Revalidation | Form R Part A | Form R Part B | Email:

Leadership courses (Medical Leadership Fellowships, Postgraduate Module in Medical Leadership)

Education courses (PG Certificate in Workplace Based Postgraduate Medical Education Fellowship) | Email:

Careers advice

Intra-LETB Transfer Policy for transferring between sectors within HEE NW (on Policies and Procedures page)


Page Last Updated 20 June 2018

Trauma and Orthopaedics