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Congenital Cardiac Surgery Sub-Specialty Training

Health Education England - Wessex Recruitment Team has been responsible for National Cardiothoracic Surgery Recruitment since October 2010. We also manage the appointment process to Transplantation Fellowships.

Specialty: Congenital Cardiac Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Post Grade: ST7/ST8

Location Number of posts
Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool and The Freeman Hospital, Newcastle 1
Birmingham Children's Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital 1


The posts are open to trainees who hold a Training Number (NTN). NTN holders will need the written agreement of their Postgraduate Dean to bring their training number with them. 

Applicants must have completed at least four years of a Specialist Training in Cardio-thoracic Surgery.

The new sub-specialty requires that applicants must have passed the FRCS (CTh) intercollegiate examination before taking up the post.

Co-ordinating Organisation: Health Education England - Wessex

Expected Start Date of Post: 1 July 2020 (Birmingham / Great Ormond Street), 5 August 2020 (Alder Hey / The Freeman)

Applications Open: Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 10:00

Closing Date: Tuesday 24 December 2019 at 10.00

Interview Date(s): February 2020

Venue: Health Education England - Wessex, Southern House, Otterbourne, Winchester SO21 2RU


Useful Documents

Alder Hey Children's Hospital and The Freeman Hospital  Programme Description 2020

Birmingham Children's Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital Programme Description 2020

Person Specification

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