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

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 N/A Rifat Mazumder, Adaeze Ugwoke Rheum SpR Training Day

23rd July 2020

Paediatric/ Transitional Care N/A 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 - Southen 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

Other Rheumatology training within the East of England Deanery

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