The North East covers a large geographical area extending across Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Teesside and into North Yorkshire at its most Southern point. With a strong track record of some of the highest NHS performance and outstanding training opportunities, we believe our NHS trusts are the very best place in the country to undertake your medical training.
We have eight NHS hospital trusts, two mental health trusts and one ambulance trust. With around 100,000 staff, serving a diverse population of three million people in completely contrasting environments, our NHS covers some of the most interesting places to work in the country.
Find out more about each of the Trusts in our region here.
Although this may differ from year to year, we anticipate having vacancies in the following specialty programmes:
Acute internal medicine *
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics *
Endocrinology & Diabetes *
Geriatric medicine *
Renal Medicine *
Respiratory Medicine *
*available as dual accreditation with GIM (General Internal Medicine)
You can visit the School of Medicine website to find out more about each specialty programme, and to see some “day in the life” profiles of trainees in these programmes.
At HEE NE, our commitment to our trainees is simple - we will offer all trainees the highest-quality training, supervision and support. As a trainee here you will work in integrated teams focused on providing the best care to patients, led by consultants who are keen to teach, in busy units with a wealth of clinical experience.
We have an excellent track record in responding to needs of trainees for flexible training, time out of programme and to develop sub-specialty training skills; also, development and training is set up to help trainees achieve a good work-life balance, essential for everyone’s well-being; and we pay one of the highest levels of study leave, have many academic opportunities including research and education, and pay generous relocation expenses.
The warmth of welcome in our area is famed throughout the UK; whatever your background, HENE will ensure you get the best from your training and make the most of your contribution to healthcare
In the GMC 2015 National Trainee Survey, Health Education North East scored top for the fifth year running for educational and clinical supervision. They also scored highly in several other areas including;
From world-class NHS facilities and clinicians to stunning landscapes, towns and cities - our region has got it all. The quality of life is excellent, the cost of living is low and we have some of the most beautiful cities, coasts and countryside in the UK. Here are just some of the highlights…
You can find out so much more about our region on our Find Your Place website. Why not join in the fun with our junior doctor challenge - check out #foundmyplace to find out about our top 50 challenges for you and tweet us your adventures! You can also get involved on our Facebook page, tweet us via Twitter or check out our YouTube page.