Welcome to Geriatric Medicine in the East of England

We offer flexible trainee-friendly rotations, a high quality monthly regional training programme, excellent work-life balance and very favourable consultant recruitment opportunities at the end of training. We were rated 5th highest region in the UK for overall trainee satisfaction in the 2018 GMC Survey and 1st in the UK for the quality of our Educational Supervision.

Round 1 applications for 2020 can be made from Wednesday January 29th until Wednesday February 19th. 

Candidates interested in applying to East of England can either be interviewed in Cambridge on Tuesday March 31st or in Birmingham on Thursday April 9th. 

If you considering applying to the East of England and wish to discuss your options or get advice on interview, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Dr Colin Mason, the Training Programme Director. 

We will have approximately 10-12 posts available for Round 1 with starting Trusts as follows (from August 2020). At least 4 of these posts will be offering the option of Flexible Portfolio Training


Addenbrookes' Hospital - 1-2 posts

West Suffolk Hospital (Bury St Edmonds) - 1 post (not yet confirmed)

Bedford Hospital - 1 post (Flexible Portfolio option)

Peterborough Hospital - 1 post 

Southend - 1 post (Flexible Portfolio option)

Watford Hospital (3 posts*)

Colchester (2 posts* - 1 post at least to be Flexible Portfolio option)

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (1 post - Flexible Portfolio option)

Basildon & Thurrock Hospital (1 post)


(* Trainees choosing Watford or Colchester in ST3 in 2020 will be given the option of either 2 years at Addenbrooke's or Norwich Hospital as part of the remainder of their rotation)


All enquiries regarding posts available, potential rotations, interview advice and otherwise, please don't hesitate to contact Dr Mason. We are very happy to discuss how to map out a training programme that will work best for you.



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