Medical Ophthalmology


Entry into Medical Ophthalmology training is possible following successful completion of both a foundation programme and a core training programme. There are three possible core training programmes:

  • Core Medical Training (CMT)
  • Acute Care Common Stem - Acute Medicine (ACCS-AM)
  • Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) - ST & ST2 training and FRCOphth part 1

Medical Ophthalmological Society Website

Medical Ophthalmology on the JRCPTB Website


Information for Current Trainees

Access essential information on regulations, study leave, certification, assessment and the curriculum.

Information for trainers and educators

Development and guidance on becoming a trainer, standards for trainers, essential documentation for clinical and educational supervision including guidance for GP trainers,  Trust and out-of-hours supervisors, plus news about the latest courses and conferences.


Potential Applicant

Visit our Recruitment website to find out what it's like to be a GP trainee in the north east and north Cumbria.