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Obstetrics & Gynaecology Education Monthly

October 2021                           




NIHR Greenshoots Scheme


Are you looking to develop your research skills to act as a Principal Investigator?
A Greenshoot makes a significant contribution to the conduct and delivery of a study by taking on the role of Principal Investigator (PI) with support from regional research infrastructure.
This scheme is currently open to applications from colleagues working in all 30 specialty areas.
For more information, contact:


NIHR Raising Awareness of and Embedding Research


Course outline
The course is delivered virtually and includes three workshops via Zoom, additional online learning resources and the opportunity to reflect and share your learning. The workshops will allow you to discuss aspects of health and social care research with expert presenters and your colleagues.
• The first workshop gives a general overview of research including the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Clinical Research Network (CRN), basics of clinical research and more.
• The second workshop is all about research practicalities and will give you an understanding of the different ways you can be involved in research.
• The third workshop is about useful behaviours in research which will help you to engage with your colleagues and research participants in your practice.
For more information, please click here:

Regional Teaching


Please click the link below to view the O&G Regional Teaching Programme 2021/22



RH&C Bulletin for October 2021



School Contacts

Please find an updated list of School contacts here.
Note that Laura Rowe (Specialty Programme Co-ordinator) is now Laura Trainer. Please contact


LET Contacts

If you have any queries relating to HR issues or payroll your first points of contact will be:


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.