See below for planned SpR Rheumatology Training Days, and EARS meetings, August 19 - July 20 Cycle.



16/03/20: All future training days canceled for the foreseeable future due to Covid-19 situation, this will be updated as further information becomes available

16/03/20: Specialty Certificate Examinations cancelled until 16/09/20 due to Covid-19 situation, please see MRCPUK website for further information

10/03/20:  BSR Annual Conference 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 situation

25/1/20: US training days updated

3/1/20: EARS and ENRAD dates updated

21/12/19: GIM training days for 2020 and CHEERS network meeting added

21/10/19: Luton US training Day Added - Further US dates to be added once confirmed

13/9/19: Rheum SpR training dates updates, Addenbrookes GIM training day changed


In addition, this page contains uploads of the presentations from previous SpR study days within the region and images from our latest Ultrasound Training Day

Date Theme Organising Consultant Organsing Registrar Type
3rd October 2019 Introduction to rheumatology Dr Borg, Dr Ellis Phil Yee, Fiona Coath Rheum Spr Training Day
9th October 2019 Spondyloarthritis Dr Jadon, Prof Gaffney   Combined with SpA academy
21st November 2019 Soft Tissue Rheumatology N/A Ben Artman, Shy Pattapola Rheum Spr Training Day
30th January 2020 Rare Autoimmune Diseases Dr Jordan N/A Combined with ENRAD

20th March 2020 


USS and Management Dr Shenker N/A Access All Areas

21st May 2020


Wider MDT of Autoimmune Disease Dr Mukhtyar Rifat Mazumder, Adaeze Ugwoke Rheum SpR Training Day

23rd July 2020


Paediatric/ Transitional Care Dr Armon Sarah Fordham, Hoda Al Koky Rheum SpR Training Day


EARS Meetings

Date Meeting Venue
6/9/19 EARS Autumn Meeting - WSH BRS
6/12/19 EARS Winter Meeting - Chelmsford BRS
6/3/20 EARS Spring Meeting - Luton BRS

EARS Summer Meeting/ENRAD - James Paget Hospital

4/9/20 EARS Autumn Meeting/ENRAD BRS
4/12/20 EARS Winter Meeting - Southend BRS


CHEERS Meetings (Paediatric Rheumatology)

Date Meeting Venue
3/3/20 CHEERS Network BRS


GIM Training Days 

Date Venue Confirmation
29/8/19 Watford Confirmed
24/10/19 Addenbrookes Confirmed - note change of date
8/11/19 Basildon Confirmed
19/12/19 Norfolk and Norwich Confirmed
29/5/20 Lister (Stevenage) Confirmed
3/7/20 James Paget (Great Yarmouth) Confirmed


ENRAD  training days (not including those merged with SpR training days)

Date Meeting Location
28/1/20 (evening) ENRAD BMS House (London)
30/1/20 ENRAD BRS


Deanery Led USS Training Days

Date Venue Notes
5/12/19 Luton and Dunstable Hospital Afternoon Only
16/4/20 Peterborough Hospital CANCELLED

Other Rheumatology training within the East of England Deanery

Date Teaching Venue
23-25/9/19 EUVAS Conference Downing College Cambridge