Welcome to the School of Ophthalmology

Head of the School for Ophthalmology:
Mr Rajen Gupta

Training Programme Director: 
Ms Sree Pushpoth

Specialty Programme Coordinator:
Mrs Laura Trainer

The aim of the Specialty School is to ensure that patient care is delivered by trained doctors and developed to streamline postgraduate medical training that is focused on the service required by the NHS and delivered to explicit standards.
The purpose of these pages is to provide you with useful education and training information, which will assist you throughout your rotations.
For further information on specific areas of the training programme, please use the navigation links below:



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.