School of Medicine


The aim of the Specialty School is to ensure that patient care is delivered by trained doctors and developed to streamline postgraduate medical training, which is focussed on service required by the NHS and delivered to explicit standards.

Within these pages we endeavour to provide you with all the current information relating to the School of Medicine.  Each of the medical specialties have their own web pages detailing information and guidance relating to the training programmes in the region.

Head of School: Dr Dawn Ashley

School Manager: Steve Hamnett

Meet the team


The MacLab available now for all Specialties to book! 

Click here for further information and booking


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.