Please find below the HST Regional Training Programme 2018/19. Please ensure you liaise with your individual departments to arrange study leave on these days

HST Training Day - Friday 17 August 2018

Venue: Education & Conference Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB - For directions and information about parking click here

Organising trainee: Jonathan Ritson


09:30hrs    Tea, Coffee and Registration

10:00hrs    CBRN -  Steve Bland, Defence Advisor in CBRN

11.00hrs    Break

11.25hrs    PHEM - Jono Ritson, EM/PHEM Trainee

12.00hrs    Lunch - kindly sponsored by Ann McDonnell, CSL Behring

12.50hrs    Major Incidents - Celia Kendrick, PCH Emergency Planning Lead

13.55hrs    Break (refreshments provided)

14.20hrs    The Media - Antonia Bricknell, Head of Communications, Magpas Air Ambulance

15.15hrs    CBRN SAQ Questions - Jono Ritson, EM/PHEM Trainee

15.50hrs    Trainee Meeting / Feedback

:16.15hrs   AOB / Close

For catering purposes and access to the Arthur Rank Building please kindly confirm your attendance by emailing Anna Frost no later than Wednesday 08 August 2018



HST Training Day - Friday 21 September 2018

Venue: Room 4, The C3 Centre, 2 Brooks Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3HR. (Please note there is no car parking on site. Attendees will need to park in nearby streets).

Host Department: Addenbrooke's Hospital

Organising trainee: Amir Sharif


09:30 – 10:00     Registration

10:00 – 11:00     QIP Presentation by Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan; ST6

11:00 – 11:15     Tea & Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00     QIP Presentation by Dr John Lankester; ED Consultant.

12:00 – 13:00     Lunch Break

13:00 – 14:30     OSCEs by Dr Yasmin Sultan; ED Consultant.

14:30 – 14:45     Tea & Coffee Break

14:45 – 16:30     OSCEs Practice Dr Yasmin Sultan; ED consultant.

16:30                   Feedback and End of the Training Day

Regional Faculty Day - Friday 19 October 2018

Venue: Rowley Mile Racecourse, Rowley Mile Drive, Newmarket CB8 0TF

Programme contents include:

New exam structure

Management Portfolio


2020 Curriculum

This event is free to attend for all East of England HST Trainees and Consultants.

Limited places available. Please book early to avoid disappointment. To register for this event please click here

HST Training Day - Friday 16 November 2018

Venue: Pemberton Room in the Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Cambridge, CB2 9NL. For a map and directions please click here

Free parking is available opposite the centre.

Organising trainee: Neeraj Chitnis


10:00 - 10:45 / 11:00 - Dr Arvinder Hunjan ( Consultant Psychiatrist , Lister Hospital )Mental Capacity and Mental Health Act

 11:00 - 12:00  - Dr Arvinder Hunjan - Psychiatric Emergencies

12:00 -13:00 - Dr Carolyn Meredith -(Senior ED Consultant , Lister Hospital )Acute Confusional State

13:00 - 13:30 / 13:45 Lunch with be sponsored by Chiesi Ltd

13:30 - 13:45 - 14:30/ 14:45 -Mr Mike Iacovou  (ED Associate Specialist , Lister Hospital ) - Head Injuries

15:00 - 15:30 - SAQ - myself Dr Neeraj Chitnis ST5 Lister Hospital

15:30 - 16:30 - QIP presentations ( preliminary completed  work ) Dr Faisal and Dr Aleinmar  followed by a feedback session on these QIPs ( this is instead of the OSCE session).

HST Training Day - Friday 21 December 2018

Venue: Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford, CM1 7ET.  For a site map click here

Please note that the car parking fee will be wavered if you provide Anna Frost with your car registration number by 5pm on Monday 17th December 2018

Host Department: Chelmsford Hospital

Organising trainee: Dr Yusuf Gali, ST5 MEHT


09:30am - Registration

10:00am - Electrocution / Electrical Injuries - Mr (Col) Stephen Hughes, ED Consultant MEHT

11:00am - Wound Management - Nicole Lee, Senior Sister Burns ITU

12:00hrs - Consent in Adults and Children - Mr James Day, LLB, MEHT Secretary

12:45hrs - Penthrox - Mr Ray Drizen, Health Service Manager, Galen Limited

13:00hrs - Lunch - sponsored by Galen Pharmaceuticals Limited.

14:00hrs - Burns Stabilisation - Dr Joseph Hussey, Burns ITU Anaesthetic Consultant

15:00hrs - 2 STEM SAQ - Dr Yusuf Gali

15:30hrs - Tea Break / Trainee Meeting - Karen Rhodes / Mahrukh Hameed

16:00hrs - QIP Presentations - Dr Karen Rhodes, ST6 MEHT and Dr Syed Omair

17:00hrs - Christmas Drink - Angel Inn, 160 Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford, CM1 7AH




HST Training Day - Friday 18 January 2019

Venue: Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre, Addenbookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ.    The Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre is located in the S ward building

  • Enter the 'S Block' building main entrance (shown as a green rectangle on map) and continue straight ahead to enter the foyer of the lecture theatre.
  • As you walk through into the foyer the entrance doors to the lecture theatre are of your left

Please note that the parking onsite is expensive for the full day and we are unable to offer subsidised parking. However the hospital is well linked to 3 local park and ride sites. Further details can be located here

Host Department: Bedford Hospital

Organising trainee: Shilpa Kama


09:45-10:00: Registration

10:00-10:50 - Dizziness and Vertigo- Dr Richard Austin, ED consultant at Bedford.

10:50-11:50  Stroke and stroke mimics-  Dr Robin Brown, Neuro Reg Addenbrooke's

11:50-12:30 - Penthrox /ED,  Dr Richard Austin (lunch sponsored by Penthrox Rep)

12:30-13:30 – Lunch

13:30-14.30 -  Management- Complaints and litigation- Sue Devally (Litigation and Complaints Manager Bedford

14:30-15:10 - QIP- The Reduction in the Use of Cumbersome and Unnecessary Rigid Casts in the Management of Paediatric Torus Fractures in a District General Hospital​- Babatunde Thomas (ST6)

15:10-15-30 – break

15:30-16:15 - OSCE  Shilpa Kama

16:15-17:00 -  SAQ    Shilpa Kama

Please note that due to trust policy refreshments are not allowed in the Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre. These can however be purchased from facilities in the concourse which is adjacent to the S block.

HST Training Day - Friday 15 February 2019

Venue: Smulation suite, Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road, Luton, LU4 0DZ

For a site map click here

For directions to the venue and parking information click here

Host Department: Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Organising trainee: Sarah Willis


9:30 – 10:00           Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:30          Sexual assault  (Dr Wills)

10:30-11:00            QUIP presentation (Dr Brenner)

11:00-11:15            Break

11:15-12:15            Gynaecological Emergencies (Dr Patil)

12:15- 13:00           Lunch

13:00 – 15:15         Simulation sessions: obstetric emergencies and PV exam.  (Dr Hemavathi, Dr Dhinakharan, Dr Bissett, Dr Damodam      

15:15-16:30            Emergency Hysterotomy (Dr Bissett, Dr Dhinakharan)/SAQs  (Dr Hemavathi)



HST Training Day - Friday 15 March 2019


Venue: Lecture Theatre in The Bob Champion Research and Education Building, NNUH, James Watson Road, Colney, NORWICH, NR4 7UQ

(across the road from the A/E building)

Parking: Free parking at the Costessey park and ride(service 510), which is a 10 min bus ride away from the hospital. Paid parking is also available next to the building.

Host Department: Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Organising trainee: J Rosario

09:00 - 09:15

Sign - in

09:15 - 11:00

Paediatric respiratory emergencies through Simulation Scenarios

                – Dr Sara Abdelgalil, Paediatrics Consultant (Speciality Interest – PEM, Pulmonology), NNUH


11:00 - 11:15

Tea/Coffee break

11:15 - 12:00

RCPCH standards for children and young people in the ED

                -  Dr Jane Evans, PEM Consultant, Service director for Children's Emergency Care, NNUH


12:00 - 12:30

Tea/Coffee break

12:30 - 14:00

Serious incident management with discussion sessions

        – Mr Kumar, EM Consultant, Clinical Governance Lead, NNUH


14:00 – 15:00


15:00 - 16:30

Non accidental injuries

          – SN Paul Burton, Safeguarding Lead Nurse, NNUH


Mock OSCE - Friday 26 April 2019

Venue: Conference Hall in the Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Cambridge, CB2 9NL. For a map and directions please click here

Free parking is available opposite the centre.

Host Department: Addenbrooke's Hospital

Organising trainee: Omair Syed


09:30 - 10:00 - Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 10:15 - OSCE examination introduction

10:15 - 12:15 - OSCE Round 1

12:15 - 13:00 - Resus station (one OSCE)

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch (Sponsored by Galen Pharma)

14:00 - 16:00 - OSCE Round 2

16:00 - 16:15 - Feedback and Close of the day

HST Training Day - Friday 17 May 2019

Venue: Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre, Addenbooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ.    The Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre is located in the S ward building

  • Enter the 'S Block' building main entrance (shown as a green rectangle on map) and continue straight ahead to enter the foyer of the lecture theatre.
  • As you walk through into the foyer the entrance doors to the lecture theatre are of your left

Please note that the parking onsite is expensive for the full day and we are unable to offer subsidised parking. However the hospital is well linked to 3 local park and ride sites. Further details can be located here

Organising trainee: Dan Walter


0930-1000 Registration

1000-1100 Coagulopathy Dr M Besser

1100-1200 Investigation of Bruising in Children Dr M Gattens

1200-1245 Lunch

1245-1345 End of Life Decision Making in ED Dr D Walter

1345-1445 Common Acute Oncology Presentations Dr M Reinius

1445-1545 Immunotherapy for the non-oncologist Dr D Patterson

1545-1600 Close

HST Training Day - Friday 21 June 2019

Venue: To be confirmed

Host Department: Basildon Hospital

Organising trainee: M Alhomsi

Topics covered:

Topic 1 Renal emergencies
Topic 2 Urological emergencies
Topic 3 Dialysis
Management Quality indicators and improvement
OSCE1 Abdominal examination
SAQ 3 stems based on above presentations







Programme will be available two weeks prior to the event.

Annual Presentation Day - 19 July 2019

Organiser: D Vijayasankar

Programme will be available two weeks prior to the event.

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