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Our friendly and enthusiastic group of consultants train
doctors to the highest standards of clinical and academic
excellence but also ensure that they have the leadership
skills to develop services for the future.
We have 24 posts available in our
high-quality, five-year training programme. Our teaching is
tailored to your needs and covers all aspects of gastroenterology,
including general gastroenterology, endoscopy, hepatology and
You will benefit from regular regional training days
that will cover all major topics within the curriculum, plus there
will be opportunity to attend specialty and medical meetings.
Wessex offers the following sub-specialities:
Wessex has an exam pass rate that compares well with other
LETBs and many of our trainees go
on to take up consultant posts in our region.
Hospitals on the Wessex gastroenterology rotation include:
We are keen to support out-of-programme
experience. We have trainees working in Australia,
while many of our trainees choose to pursue research degrees
and PhD levels. Several of our hospital
trusts offer endoscopy fellowships alongside the varied
fellowships provided by Health Education Wessex and we also have
links to the liver transplant unit in Cambridge.
Many specialties also dual accredit with
General Internal Medicine. There is a comprehensive programme of
training days arranged throughout the year covering the
G(I)M curriculum. The newly appointed Training
Programme Directors for general medicine ensure that trainees
fulfil the requirements for dual accreditation so that they are
eligible to apply for Consultant posts requiring commitment to the
medical on-call rota.
There is excellent experience of unselected
medical on-call available throughout the region.
Wessex has a team of dynamic and
keen trainers who are strongly supportive of research across
several specialities, including hepatology, pancreatology,
endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease.
You will have the opportunity
to take on special interest work such as focussed and
high-quality hepatobiliary, endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic
mucosal resection and dissection.
Wessex is renowned
for providing leadership development and management
skills through our popular and nationall recongised
If you're keen to learn, have drive and are prepared
to get stuck into both the clinical and academic work,
is for you!
For extensive detailed information about gastroenterology at
each of the hospitals where training is provided, please download
Programme Description (pdf).
Please see these pages for a list of contacts:
School of Medicine Contacts
Specialty Specific Contacts
Courses and Conferences Centre
Events and News
Less Than Full Time Training
Out of Programme Experience
Programme Description (pdf)
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