Welcome to the School of Paediatrics

Head of School:

Dr Emma Riley

Specialty Programme Coordinators:

Adele Simpson - Core, ST1-4 Trainees (Monday-Wednesday)

Kelly Baxter - Higher trainees, ST5-8 trainees (Wednesday morning, Thursday & Friday)


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:  

Whether you are considering applying to one of our training programmes, a current trainee, or involved in delivering education and training we hope you find all the information you are looking for and more on these pages.


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.