Core Medical Training

If you're looking for high quality medicine training, the East Midlands is the perfect place to live and work. Offering world-class facilities, training from internationally regarded experts and unrivalled academic opportunities, you'll develop your career in one of the country's most accessible and vibrant regions.

And, thanks to the unique geography of the East Midlands, getting around by road and rail is easy. The major cities in the region are only around 30 to 50 miles apart meaning you and your family will be able to put down roots, safe in the knowledge that you don't face a lengthy commute or the prospect of moving home.

When you undertake your Core Medical Training in the East Midlands you will join a scheme designed to give you a wide range of experience in big city and rural hospitals, general medicine, the medical specialties, intensive care medicine and the treatment of chronic disorders. Rotations vary with either four or six month attachments.

The clinical experience you will get in the East Midlands is second-to-none. The hospitals where you will be based are amongst the busiest in the country, providing you with a high volume of work and a wealth and variety of clinical experience in both urban and more rural locations. And, the region boasts many renowned experts meaning that you will be learning from the very best.

We are committed to teaching and to your future as a hospital consultant. During your time with us we will provide the following;

  • Local, specialty and regional (school) induction
  • A clinical skills course at the beginning of CT1 and CT2
  • Guaranteed weekly afternoon bleep free teaching
  • Teaching following a rolling curriculum – over the two year program you will cover the entire curriculum
  • An East Midlands patient safety course
  • Simulation training at CT1 and CT2
  • A careers options afternoon in CT1
  • The ability to do two week taster experiences
  • PACES teaching and mock examinations
  • A CT conference with speakers of national repute
  • Management and leadership teaching
  • QUIP teaching.

If you're interested in research, the region boasts nine Universities including two of the UK's top 25. The University of Nottingham is one of only five UK institutions in medicine rated in the world's top 30, and is one of the few institutions to host two nationally-funded biomedical research units. You will have plenty of opportunity for research, PhDs and medical education while the school actively encourages 'out of programme' experiences in both research and teaching.

You will also be able to afford to live here. Houses are affordable, both to buy and rent, and you can easily afford to live in the city centre, plush suburbs or picturesque villages.