Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

 

Hospital Profile

 

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is an internationally renowned 1000-bed teaching hospital with one of the most extensive surgical departments in the country. Within General Surgery, there is Colorectal, UGI (Benign/Malignant), HPB, Transplant, Breast/Endocrine and Vascular Surgery. Addenbrooke’s Hospital is also a major regional trauma unit receiving trauma directly and via transfer from peripheral hospital within East of England by ambulance or helicopter (HEMS).

 

The hospital is affiliated with Cambridge University and is home to the university’s Clinical School. There are strong academic opportunities within the hospital including formal postgraduate research during surgical training.  Addenbrooke’s Hospital often hosts regional general surgery registrar teaching days throughout the year as well as relevant courses and FRCS examinations.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Oesophago-Gastric cancer unit including genetic gastric cancer service. Perform a combination of open and minimally invasive oncological resections (5 consultants)
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service including pouch surgery, pelvic exenterations and advanced abdominal wall reconstructive procedures (8 consultants)
  • Breast - Busy breast unit performing cancer and benign cases (3 consultants). Advanced oculo-plastics procedures joint with Plastics.
  • HPB - Large HPB unit (6 consultants) performing open and minimally invasive oncological resections
  • Transplant - Internationally renowned transplant unit performing kidney, liver, pancreas and multivisceral transplantation
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

  • UGI - Mr Richard Hardwick, Mr Peter Safranek, Mr Vijayendran Sujendran, Mr Andrew Hindmarsh, Mr John Bennett
  • Colorectal - Ms Nicola Fearnhead, Mr Justin Davies, Mr Nigel Hall, Mr Jonathan Morton, Mr Michael Powar, Mr James Wheeler
  • Breast - Professor Benson, Mr Amit Agrawal, Mr Parto Forouhi
  • HPB - Mr Raaj Praseedom, Mr Asif Jah, Mr Emmanuel Huguet, Mr Simon Harper, Mr Siong Seng Liau, Ms Anita Balakrishnan
  • Transplant - Mr Neil Russell, Mr Paul Gibbs, Mr Andrew Butler, Mr Kourosh Saed-Parsy, Professor Christopher Watson, Professor Michael Nicholson
  • Vascular - Mr Manjit Gohel, Mr Jonathan Boyle, Mr Patrick Coughlin, Mr Kevin Varty,

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

6 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Rota run by SpR/consultant in each individual subspecialty

Postgraduate administrator (for leave):         Name:      Jill Hodges                Telephone:     01223 217105                   Email:      jh2077@medschl.cam.ac.uk       

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

Switchboard:     01223 245151

On site parking available for staff as well as multiple Park & Ride sites

On-site hospital accommodation is available on application. Contact Sanctuary Housing for further information regarding accommodation application – 01223 404800.

There is also on site gym/health facilities, social club and a supermarket/food court within the main building.

Direct public transport links via bus and train. Cambridge train station is 2 miles from the hospital with direct Bus services available.

Hospital easily accessible via M11

Basildon Hospital, Basildon

 

Hospital Profile

 

Basildon University Hospital is a District General Hospital based in Basildon and provides healthcare services to 405,000 people residing in South Essex. It offers a wide range of general surgical procedures and has an experienced vascular unit which performs complex cases with onsite cardiothoracic support.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign UGI services, particularly laparoscopic cholecystectomies
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service (5 consultants)
  • Breast - Large breast unit performing cancer and benign cases
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit (3 consultants) performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures. Performs complex vascular procedures with onsite cardiothoracic surgeons. Also provide regional cover for vascular one day a week and allocated weekends.   

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Ms Bryony Lovett, Mr Denniswayne Chicken, Mr Laeeq Khan, Mr Stavros Karamanakos, Mr Shiva Dindyal, Mr Vijay Gadhvi, Mr Jayachandra Menon, Mr Hugo Taylor

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 5 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts with separate registrar covering CEPOD (emergency operating) during working hours

 

 

Rota manager/study leave contact

 

Mercedes Harrison                   Telephone:     01268 524900 (x8574)                  Email:     mercedes.harrison@btuh.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Nether Mayne, Basildon, SS16 5NL

Switchboard:     01268 524900

On site parking available for staff

Direct public transport links to mainline railway station from Basildon Train station

Hospital easily accessible via A13

Bedford Hospital, Bedford

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Hospital Profile

 

Bedford Hospital is a 400-bed district general hospital that serves a population residing in North and Mid Bedfordshire. The general surgical department is a long-standing training unit within the East of England deanery with many previous trainees having trained there. The hospital hosts a busy surgical department including a well-established vascular service.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign unit (3 consultants). Perform lap cholecystectomies and occasional  anti-reflux procedures
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (4 consultants). Cancer and benign procedures.
  • Breast - Cancer and benign service (2 consultants) including thyroid/parathyroid procedures
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit that performs arterial and venous procedures

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Ms Katharine Bevan, Mr Khalid Canna, Mr Dipankar Chattopadhyay, Mr Yuksel Gercek, Mr Pierino Lucarelli, Ms Masoom Muttalib, Mr Kanapathippillai Rajaratnam, Mr James Wilde

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 7 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour shifts (day and night).

 

 

Rota manager/study leave contact

 

Henrietta Okonji                    Telephone:     Available through switchboard                      Email:     Henrietta.okonji@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Kempston Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9DJ

Switchboard:     01234 355122

On site parking available for staff and Park & Ride Scheme

The nearest train station is Bedford station (10-15 minute walk)

Hospital is accessible via M1

Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

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Hospital Profile

 

Broomfield Hospital is an 800 bed District General Hospital based in Chelmsford (Essex) and forms part of the Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust. It provides elective and emergency healthcare to 380,000 people residing locally in Chelmsford, Maldon and Braintree. It also provides a regional service for Oesophago-Gastric, Burns/Plastics and Head & Neck surgery. The hospital has a strong reputation for surgical training in a range of sub-specialties for core level and higher surgical trainees.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Oesophago-Gastric cancer regional unit (4 consultants). Other training opportunities include laparoscopic CBD explorations, advanced hiatal hernias cases (including robotic), gastric pacemakers and advanced endoscopic therapeutics (HALO, EMR/ESD)
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (5 consultants). This department also performs robotic resections, advanced abdominal wall reconstruction and pelvic floor procedures.
  • Breast - Busy unit with advanced oculoplastic training opportunities. One of the busiest DIEP units in Europe.
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit (4 consultants) performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures. Also provide regional covers every Mondays along with rotating weekends. 

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

  • Colorectal - Ms Gemma Conn, Mr Thomas Pearson, Mr Toby Hammond, Mr Shadad Siddiqi
  • UGI - Mr Venkatesh Jayanthi, Mr Cheuk Bong Tang, Mr Bruno Lorenzi, Mr Sri Kadirkamanathan
  • Vascular - Mr Manfred Ramirez
  • Breast - Mr Simon Smith, Ms Sascha Dua, Ms Gill Clayton

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 7 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts with separate SEW (Surgical Emergency Ward) cover shifts

 

 

Rota manager/study leave contact

 

Sandra Sullman                    Telephone:     01245 516889                    Email:     Sandra.Sullman@meht.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Court Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET

Switchboard:     01245 362000

On site parking available for staff with further Park & Ride 

Direct public transport links to mainline railway station from Chelmsford Train station (direct to London Liverpool Street)

Nearest motorway is M11 (Junction 8). Hospital is close to A131.

Colchester General Hospital, Colchester

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Hospital Profile

 

Colchester General Hospital is a 763-bed district general hospital managed by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Clinical services provided by Colchester General Hospital have merged with Ipswich Hospital in delivering high quality healthcare to the surrounding population. The surgical department is nationally renowned for general surgical training and attracts a vast number of post-CCT fellows for advanced sub-specialty training particularly in Colorectal and minimally invasive surgery. The globally recognised ICENI centre is an on site surgical training unit that delivers high quality laparoscopic courses and other non-technical courses as well as hosting international conferences.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign procedures (2 consultants) – including laparoscopic CBD exploration, hiatal/anti-reflux procedure, laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and IBD service (5 consultants). Cancer and IBD services. Includes pelvic floor and pouch procedures.
  • Breast - Breast surgery with implant-based reconstruction
  • Vascular - Complex vascular procedures performed including laparoscopic aortic aneurysm repairs and complex EVAR procedures (5 consultants). Only take vascular trainees at present.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Ms Nienke Warnaar, Ms Sharmila Gupta, Mr Gregory Wynn, Mr Matthew Tutton, Ms Jo Reed, Mr Don Menzies, Mr Bassam Bekdash, Mr Mark Bullock, Mr Mark Hammond, Mr Sohail Choksy, Mr Ralph Austin, Mr Tan Arulampalam, Mr Vijitha Halahakoon, Mr Subash Vasudevan

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

2 NTN registrars and 8 non-NTN registrars

On call 12 hour shifts (Day and Night) with additional registrar covering the weekend ward round (8-12 am)

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Shaun Field                          Telephone:     01206 747474 Ext 5384                      Email:     Shaun.Field@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

Jade Rees                            Telephone:     01206 747474 Ext 5384                      Email:     Jade.rees@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Turner Road, Mile End, Colchester, CO4 5JL

Switchboard:     01206 747474

On site parking available for staff.

Direct public transport links: 1 mile away from Colchester train station

Hospital accessible via A134

Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon

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Hospital Profile

 

Hinchingbrooke Hospital is a small 304-bed district general hospital located in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. The hospital is managed by the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. It has a well established general surgical unit who provide a wide array of surgical procedures. The department hold an interactive local surgical forum meeting once a month covering academia and non-technical skills for surgeons.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign UGI services (3 consultants) including laparoscopic CBD exploration and anti-reflux surgery
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service (3 consultants) including pouch and transanal procedures
  • Breast - Breast unit performing cancer and benign cases (2 consultant)

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Filippo Di Franco, Mr Szabolcs Gergely, Mr Adrian Harris, Mr Vimal Hariharan, Mr David Mitchell, Mr Muhammad Tayyab

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

2 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars.

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call. On call room with shower/toilet available overnight (free).

 

 

Rota manager/study leave contact

 

Michelle Burrow                               Telephone:     01480 442895                            Email:     michelleburrow@nhs.net

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6NT

Switchboard:     01480 416416

On site parking available for staff

The nearest railway station is Huntingdon station (5 minute drive away)

Easily accessible via A14

Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich

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Hospital Profile

 

Ipswich Hospital is a large District General Hospital founded in 1989. It has recently merged services with Colchester Hospital, both of which are managed by the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. The general surgical department includes Colorectal, UGI (benign), Breast and Vascular surgery. The department is particular popular with junior registrar trainees who obtain good volume elective and emergency surgery training.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign UGI (5 consultants) including laparoscopic cholecystectomies with cholangiograms and anti-reflux/hiatal surgery
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service (5 consultants)
  • Breast - Varied number of breast oncological and benign procedures
  • Vascular - Merged services with Colchester Hospital. Arterial procedures are carried out on the Colchester site. Training opportunities for arterial/venous disease in regular outpatient clinic/ward/emergency patient reviews and with diabetic foot team. There is an Ipswich On-call Consultant Cover 8-5pm Monday – Friday.  Out of hours vascular care provided by registrar/consultant at Colchester Hospital.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

  • Colorectal - Mr Michael Crabtree, Mr James Pitt, Mr Arshad Malik, Mr Ali Malik, Mr Amir Morgan, Mr Philemon Dikki
  • UGI - Mr Groot-Wassink, Mr Sinclair, Mr Fahed Youssef
  • Vascular - Mr Abu Abuown
  • Breast - Ms Caroline Mortimer, Mr Hussein Tuffaha

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

6 NTN registrars and 4 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts with on call room facilities available. An additional registrar covers the surgical assessment unit between 8am-5pm.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Jan King:                              Telephone:     01473 702946 (x1946)                     Email:     jan.king@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

Michael Austin:                     Telephone:     01473 702937                                  Email:     Michael.Austin@esneft.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5PD

Switchboard:     01473 712233

On site parking available for staff with further Park & Ride

Direct public transport links to mainline railway station from Ipswich Train station. Ipswich is on the mainline route from London to Norwich which takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. It is possible to catch the 64, 64A, 65 (hourly) or 66 (every 15-20 minutes) to the hospital which takes approximately 20 mins from Ipswich station to hospital or a 23 minute cycle.

Hospital is accessible from A12 or A14

James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth

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Hospital Profile

 

James Paget Hospital is a district general hospital based in Norfolk that covers a population of 230,000 residing in Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney. It has strong affiliations with the University of East Anglia. The General Surgical department based at James Paget is well-established with enthusiastic consultant trainers including the TPD (Ms Sarah Downey). The hospital is reputed for good operating logbook numbers as per feedback from numerous previous trainees within the region.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign UGI unit (3 Consultants). Laparoscopic cholecystectomies and limited anti-reflux procedures performed.
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (4 consultants). Cancer and benign procedures performed.
  • Breast - Cancer and benign service (3 consultants)

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Ms Sarah Downey, Mr Kamal Aryal, Ms Sue Down, Mr Roshan Lal, Mr Jerome Pereira

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

2 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 24 hour on call shifts (normal elective day until 17:30 and then covering overnight). Weekend shift covers the whole weekend.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Rota is run by Mr Vamsi Velchuru (Colorectal consultant). Study leave/annual leave is also approved by Mr Velchuru as well.

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Lowestoft Road, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA

Switchboard:     01492 452452

On site parking available for staff

The nearest train station is Lowestoft (direct bus service to hospital or 5 mile drive)

Hospital is accessible via A12 and A47

Lister Hospital, Stevenage

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Hospital Profile

 

Lister Hospital is a large 730 bed District General Hospital based in Stevenage. It has been recently repatriated back to East of England from the London training deanery. The surgical department includes 5 Colorectal, 2 UGI, 2 Breast, 4 Vascular and 2 Emergency hybrid surgical consultants. Breast surgery is predominantly based at the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) Hospital where the breast unit resides. Peripheral clinics can be based at the QE2 hospital and Hertford County Hospital.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign unit excluding bariatric surgery (2 consultants). Includes excellent endoscopy training.
  • Colorectal - Busy colorectal cancer service (5 consultants) with high level of laparoscopic resectional numbers performed within the unit. Developing robotic resectional service.
  • Breast - Varied number of breast oncological and benign procedures performed at QE2 Hospital.
  • Vascular - Experienced vascular department (4 consultants) performing a wide variety of arterial and venous cases.
  • Emergency - Established emergency surgery consultants optimising emergency training provided.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Sanjay Gupta, Mr Vivek Gupta, Mr Nick Reay-Jones, Mr Gary Atkin, Ms Santhini Jeyarajah, Mr Eriberto Farinella, Mr Geraint Lloyd, Mr Sadasivam Selvakumar, Mr Mike Guest, Mr Matthew Metcalfe

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

Julie Boughton                      Telephone:     01438 314333 (x5943)                       Email:     Julie.boughton@nhs.net

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:      Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB

Switchboard:      01438 314333

On site parking available for staff with Car Sharing Scheme

Closest train station is Stevenage (National Rail)

Hospital is accessible from A1(M)

Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton

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Hospital Profile

 

Luton and Dunstable Hospital is a large 695-bed district general hospital that serves a population of more than 350,000 in the surrounding geographical region. It has the only Bariatric unit in the East of England deanery and hence a popular rotation for UGI trainees. There are also well-established Colorectal and Breast consultants within the department.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Large high volume Bariatric unit (6 consultants). Also perform other UGI and HPB benign procedures.
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (6 consultants). Cancer and benign procedures performed within a busy unit.
  • Breast - Cancer and benign service (3 consultants)

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Periyathambi Jambulingam, Mr Omer Al-Taan, Mr Aruna Munasinghe, Mr Roy Gurprashad, Mr Shashank Gurjar, Ms Katherine Brown, Mr Parthasarathi, Mr Douglas Whitelaw

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

6 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour shifts (day and night). Second registrar on CEPOD operating during weekdays (08:00-17:30). On weekends, there is also a second registrar during ward rounds. Free on call room available.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual &study leave contact

 

Jeevline Jeyakumar                          Telephone:     07982 143940                         Email:     Jeevline.jeyakumar@ldh.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Lewsey Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 0DZ

Switchboard:     01582 491166

On site parking available for staff

The nearest train station is Luton (direct bus service to hospital)

Hospital is accessible via M1

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich

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Hospital Profile

 

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country and one of the major teaching hospitals within the East of England deanery. There is a large general surgical department including tertiary referrals for various operations including pelvic exenterations and gastric/oesophageal malignancies. NNUH also hosts multiple regional teaching days throughout the year for general surgery registrar trainees. It also hosts FRCS examinations and surgery/endosocpy courses. NNUH is affiliated with The University of East Anglia.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Oesophago-gastric cancer unit. Also performs complex benign procedures such as laparoscopic CBD explorations and anti-reflux surgery (4 consultants)
  • Colorectal - One of largest and most experienced Colorectal units in UK (8 consultants). Perform a wide range of procedures including exenterations, radical oncological resections, robotic procedures and pelvic floor operations.  
  • Breast - Large breast unit performing cancer and benign cases (4 consultants)
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures.    

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Bhaskar Kumar, Mr Michael Lewis, Mr James Hernon, Mr Edward CheongMr Maged Hussein, Mr Sandeep Kapur, Mr Simon Pain, Mr Kevin Sargen, Mr Irshad Shaikh, Mr Chris Speakman, Mr Simon Wemyss-Holden, Mr Richard Wharton, Mr Adam Stearns

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

8 NTN registrars and 1 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts. Room available free of charge on request.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Rota run by SpR within each sub-specialty

Study and annual leave requested and approved online

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY

Switchboard:     01603 286286

On site parking available for staff as well as Park & Ride

Direct public transport links via Norwich train station (15 minute)

Hospital easily accessible via A11

Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough

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Hospital Profile

 

Peterborough City Hospital is a busy 635 bed district general hospital managed by the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, along with Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford and Rutland Hospital. It covers a population of over 250,000 within the West Norfolk region.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign UGI services with a Bariatric unit currently in process of being setup
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and benign service (5 consultants)
  • Breast - Large breast unit performing cancer and benign cases
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit (2 consultants) performing wide range of venous procedures.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Rohit Makhija, Mr Alex Hardy, Ms Elizabeth Drye, Mr Robert Dennis, Mr Andy Tsang, Ms Ling Ong, Mr S Satheesan

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars.

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call. On call room available overnight.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Hayley Jarvis                             Telephone:     01733 677091                              Email:     Hayley.jarvis@nhs.net

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, PE3 9GZ

Switchboard:     01733 678000

On site parking available for staff

The nearest railway station is Peterborough station in the city centre (14 minute drive away)

Nearest motorway A1(M) and A14

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow

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Hospital Profile

 

Princess Alexandra Hospital is a 501 bed District General Hospital based in Harlow, Essex. It has been recently repatriated back to East of England from the London training deanery. The surgical department consists of Colorectal, UGI, Breast and Vascular subspecialties. There is also a group of emergency consultant surgeons who provide emergency on call cover during the working hours.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign unit excluding bariatric surgery. No hiatal/anti-reflux work is performed within this unit.
  • Colorectal - Experienced Colorectal cancer and proctology service (4 consultants).
  • Breast - Specialist malignant and benign service including thyroid/parathyroid procedures.
  • Vascular - Experienced vascular department (3 consultants) performing a wide variety of arterial and venous cases.
  • Emergency - Emergency surgery consultants optimising emergency training provided.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Jonathan Refson, Mr Ahmed Abidia, Ms Vardhini Vijay, Mr Shanmugam Vivekanandan, Ms Shrabani Das Mohapatra, Mr Rajaraman Durai, Mr Bogdan Ivanov, Mr Naveed Kirmani

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 4 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hour day and night on call shifts. Overnight on call facilities available free of charge.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Carol Allgrove                       Telephone:     01279 444455 (x2817)                      Email:     carol.allgrove@pah.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1QX

Switchboard:     01279 444455

On site parking available for staff

Closest train station is Harlow station with direct links to London Liverpool Street

Hospital is accessible from M11 via the A414

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn

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Hospital Profile

 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a busy 515 bed district general hospital based in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. It provides elective and emergency healthcare to 250,000 people residing locally in West Norfolk, South Lincolnshire and North East Cambridgeshire, an area of approximately 1500 km². Other surgical specialities in addition to general surgery include Urology, Orthopaedic, ENT and Ophthalmology.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (4 consultants).
  • UGI - Performing anti-reflux and other benign procedures (2 consultants)
  • Breast - Busy unit with oncoplastic training opportunities (2 consultants)
  • Vascular - Performing elective venous procedures (2 consultants)

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Jonathan Easterbrook, Mr Zulfiqar Khan, Mr Nicholas Redwood, Mr Hugh Warren, Mr Syed Hyder, Ms Rachael Johnston, Mr Iqbal Bhatti, Mr Paul Cullen, Ms Amy Burger, Mr Rudolf Zach, Mr Harold Geogloman

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 7 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12 hours day and night on call shifts supervising 2 junior doctors (1 FY2 and 1 FY1 doctor). Also covers Urology after 5 pm.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Tracy Smith                            Telephone:     01553214685                            Email:     Tracy.smith@qehkl.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, PE30 4ET

Switchboard:     01553 613613

On site parking available for staff

Direct public transport links via Bus include the 34, 48 and 49 Lynx service and 21, 22 and 48 West Norfolk Community Transport service. Closest train station is King’s Lynn station.

Hospital easily accessible via A10 from Cambridge or A47 from Norwich

Southend University Hospital, Southend

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Hospital Profile

 

Southend University Hospital is a 730-bed district general hospital in Essex, and forms part of the Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It provides elective and emergency healthcare services. The hospital has a strong reputation for surgical training in a range of sub-specialties for core level and higher surgical trainees and is part of the Improving Surgical Training initiative. It is consistently ranked highly for overall satisfaction and curriculum coverage on the GMC survey.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Benign procedures only (limited service with 1 pure UGI consultant list once a month). Laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by multiple general consultants.
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer and IBD service (7 consultants). Cancer and IBD services. Regional centre for pelvic floor diseases.
  • Breas - Breast surgery with implant-based reconstruction (3 consultants).
  • Vascular - Complex vascular and wound services (3 consultants). Provide regional on call once a week and on rotating weekends.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Abraham Ayantunde, Mr James Brown, Mr Michael Dworkin, Miss Esther Fine, Miss Emma Gray, Mr Matthew Jakeways, Miss Rebecca Himpson, Mr Bandipalyam Praveen, Mr Neil Rothnie, Mr Mike Salter, Mr Julian Sturt, Mr Abdul Syed, Mr Harun Thomas, Mr James Wright

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

4 NTN registrars and 5 non-NTN registrars

Resident on-call shifts (08:00 – 21:00 day or 20:30 – 08:30 night). Day shifts with supervising consultant. General surgical registrar provides urology cover (day and night).

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Hollie Satchell                         Telephone:     01702 43555 Ext 6423                          Email:     Surgery.Rota@southend.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY         

Switchboard:     01702 435555

On site parking available for staff. Road parking available close by.

Direct public transport links: Bus service from Southend Central station (c2C train service to London Fenchurch Street/London Liverpool Street)

Hospital accessible via A127

Watford General Hospital, Watford

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Hospital Profile

 

The West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust comprises of one acute site (Watford General Hospital – 521 acute beds) and two satellite hospitals primarily used for day-case or short stay elective procedures, outpatient procedures and rehabilitation. The Trust serves a population of just over half a million and is overall a busy surgical unit.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Hiatus hernia, fundoplication, Heller’s myotomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair and CBD exploration (2 Consultants)
  • Colorectal - Colorectal cancer service (5 consultants). Majority of the work is colorectal cancer and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Large volume of major resections performed a year.
  • Breast - Busy breast unit performing a variety of breast/axillary procedures, the Breast team also contributes to the on-call rota
  • Vascular - Established vascular unit (4 consultants) performing wide range of venous and arterial procedures including carotid, aortic, bypass, EVAR and venous work.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

Mr Atif Alvi, Mr James Arbuckle, Mr Tahir Bhatti, Mr Drost Cheetham, Mr James Hollingshead, Mr Sanjeev Sarin, Mr Simon Thomson

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

7 NTN registrars and 6 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 12-hour day and night on call shifts. The day on calls are split into 2-2-3 pattern, i.e. Monday-Tuesday, Wednesday-Thursday and Friday-Sunday. Night on-calls are a 4-3 split (Monday-Thursday and Friday-Sunday). On-calls are generally high volume and busy, the trust is routinely in the top 10% nationally for the number of emergency laparotomies performed. During the week day the on-call team comprises of an ‘On-Take’ consultant, an Emergency Surgical Assessment Unit (ESAU) consultant, a separated NCEPOD consultant, a surgical registrar, a surgical FY2/Trust grade SHO and two surgical FY1s.

 

 

Rota manager/Annual & study leave contact

 

Julie Baines                              Telephone:     01923 217 397                                Email:     julie.baines@whht.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0HB

Switchboard:     01923 244 366

On site parking available for staff

There are established transport links from London and nearby satellite towns. Watford has both an underground and a national rail station.

Nearest motorway is M1 (Junction 5).

West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

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Hospital Profile

 

West Suffolk Hospital is a 430 bed District General Hospital based in Bury St Edmunds. The trust serves over 275,000 people with a catchment area of approximately 600 square miles. In 2018 it was one of seven trusts nationwide to be awarded Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It has a very experienced general surgical department covering multiple subspecialties. Previous trainees of all levels have always reported high operative numbers from both elective and emergency procedures.

 

 

Subspecialty training opportunities

 

  • UGI - Perform specialist benign UGI procedures including laparoscopic fundoplications and CBD explorations (2 consultants). Training opportunities in laparoscopic ultrasound.
  • Colorectal - Busy colorectal cancer service including pelvic floor procedures (5 consultants). 
  • Breast - Breast and endocrine servive (3 consultants). One consultant specialising in oncolo-plastics including therapeutic mammoplasties, liposuction and implant reconstruction.

 

 

Established Surgical Trainers

 

  • Colorectal - Mr Ami Mishra, Mr Neil Keeling, Mr Justin Alberts, Mr Nicholas Ward
  • UGI - Mr Craig Vickery, Mr Dermot O’Riordan
  • Breast - Ms Jane Aitken, Mr Eamon Coveney

 

 

SpR Rota information

 

3 NTN registrars and 5 non-NTN registrars

On call commitments include 24 hour on call shifts with on call room facilities available free of charge.

 

 

Rota manager/study leave contact

 

Marie Owen                             Telephone:     contact via switchboard                                 Email:     Marie.Owen@wsh.nhs.uk

 

 

Travel/geographical information

 

Address:     Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ

Switchboard:     01284 713000

On site parking available for staff.

Local train station is Station Hill, situated 2 miles from the hospital

By car the hospital is accessible via the A14

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