See below planned SpR Rheumatology Training Days and other Speciality specific meetings, August 2020 - July 2021 cycle.


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


Important Updates:

10/12/20 - GIM training days for 2020/21 cycle have now been released, please see the speciality page website, there is also an additional GIM TD hosted by Southend planned for 5/2/21.

7/10/20 - Change of November training day from 19/11/20 to 10/12/20

28/07/20 - New SpR training day dates added for August 2020 - July 2021.  All training days will be virtual until further notice. Please ensure you still request study leave for these days, as per deanery guidance.


Rheumatology SpR Training Days:

Date Theme Supervising Consultant Organsing Registrar Type
1st October 2020 Introduction to Rheumatology Dr Borg, Dr Ellis

Phil Yee, Fiona Coath

Rheum SpR Training Day
7th October 2020 Spondyloarthritis Academy Dr Jadon, Prof Gaffney

Dr Jadon, Prof Gaffney

Combined with SpA Academy
10th December 2020 Metabolic bone/Osteoporosis Dr Gavin Clunie Phil Yee, Fiona Coath Rheum SpR Training Day
21st January 2021 Rare Autoimmune Diseases Dr Jordan Organised by ENRAD Combined with ENRAD

18th March 2021

Access all areas - Management Dr Shenker Aicha Bouraoui Access All Areas

20th May 2021

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

1st July 2021

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


EARS Meetings:

Date Theme Location
4th September 2020 EARS Autumn Meeting/ENRAD Virtual
4th December 2020 EARS Winter Meeting - Southend hosting Virtual

N.B. If not receiving invitations/links for EARS and ENRAD meetings please contact Colin Ransom (Specialised Rheumatology ENRAD Coordinator and Analyst) to be added to the mailing list. (


CHEERS Meetings (Paediatric Rheumatology):

Date Meeting Location


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

Date Meeting Location
4th September 2020 - CONFIRMED EARS Autumn Meeting/ENRAD Virtual


GIM Training Days:

Please see GIM page for deanery led GIM training days:

Additional Regional GIM training opportunities:

Date Meeting Location
5th February 2021 GIM TD - Southend Virtual


Deanery Led USS Training Days:

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