ACCS Rotations are split across 3 years:

  • For CT1, trainees rotate between Emergency Medicine and Acute Medicine:
  • For CT2, trainees rotate between Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine:
  • ACCS trainees in the Anaesthesia or Medicine theme are placed within the Core Anaesthesia and CMT rotations respectively in their parent themed 3rd ACCS year (sometimes referred to as CT2 in Anaesthesia). Emergency Medicine themed trainees undertake a CT3 PEM year.

ACCS Trainees have the opportunity to rotate through any of the following hospitals / sites:

Wansbeck Hospital

Cumberland Infirmary

James Cook University Hospital

North Tyneside General Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Sunderland Royal Hospital

University Hospital of North Durham

University Hospital of North Tees

RVI Hospital

Darlington Memorial Hospital

Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

The NHS Find your place website has more information about the Trusts in the region:





The north east has many excellent opportunities for trainees, not just in their education or training but across the whole region:



Information for Current Trainees

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Information for trainers and educators

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Potential Applicant

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