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Higher specialty training is delivered by excellent
committed consultants working in effective multi-disciplinary
teams making Wessex a popular place to train.
We protect training. Wessex
Emergency Medicine trainees have a commitment from the school
to ensure that the rotas, work-life balance and training
opportunities are not adversely affected by service provision. This
is vital in the current emergency medicine climate.
We support trainees who wish
for to apply for subspecialty accreditation or fellowships in
simulation, service improvement, quality and education. Emergency
medicine trainees have a good record in gaining these
Emergency Medicine higher specialty training in Wessex
rotates between Basingstoke in the north, Portsmouth in the
east, Poole and Salisbury in the west and Southampton in the centre
of the region. The wide catchment area allows trainees in the
region to experience a wide range of pathologies, patient
demographics and ever changing population densities.
The links will give details about the training centres
throughout the region on our Trust Information page:
Emergency medicine involves the initial resuscitation and
clinical care for patients of all age groups and across the whole
spectrum of clinical specialities. The most obvious feature of
Emergency Medicine is its total unpredictability. Work is in fast
moving, multidisciplinary teams. Emergency medicine consultants
have a central role in hospital life, relating to a large number of
To find out more visit the definition of emergency medicine page or better
still come and talk to us.
Higher emergency medicine training days are held twice
a month - come and see what we do and talk to those training
We are delighted to support trainees sub-specialities
We work hard to get the very best out of you!
We run an annual mock FCEM exam, which all higher speciality trainees
attend. In the last few years this had been open to emergency
medicine core trainees in years 1-3 and has been
useful practice for the exam for Membership of the College of
Emergency Medicine (MCEM) Objective Structured Clinical
We also have a carefully thought through timeline for the
clinical topic review.
The Wessex School of Emergency Medicine has an extranet site to
support trainees and trainers. The site is trainee managed and
requires initial registration. Please log on in the top right hand
corner of this page.
Telephone: 02392 286367
Telephone: 01962 718431
Telephone: 01962 718422
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