Rotation information and job descriptors

As a paediatric trainee you can expect to rotate through the following hosptials during your training within H.E.E. in the north east and north cumbria.  Each location has attached to it job descriptors, these job descriptors will let you know what training is provided/available on each unit.  In most instances there are more than one job descriptor as most locations host different levels of trainees on more than one unit. 

The rotation policy outlines how trainees are placed with in our region.

Hospital Name
Cumberland Infirmary (Carlisle)
Darlington Memorial Hospital
Freeman Hospital
Great North Childrens Hospital

James Cook University Hospital:

ST1-3 General paediatrics

ST4-8 Community paediatrics

ST4-8 Neonates

ST4-8 General Paediatrics

Northumberland Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

ST1-3 General paediatrics

ST3-8 General paediatrics

ST4-8 Community Paediatrics (various locations)

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

ST1-3 General Paediatrics

ST3-8 General Paediatrics

ST3-5 Community Paediatrics

ST3-8 Teaching Fellow

ST6-8 Community Paediatrics

Sunderland Royal Hospital

General paediatrics 1st on-call

Tertiary neonates 1st on-call

General paediatrics 2nd on-call

Tertiary neonataology 2nd on-call

General paediatrics with neurodisability

Neurodisability Grid 2nd on-call

Paediatric Emergency Medicine Grid 2nd on-call

Royal Victoria Infirmary (Neonates)

Tertiary neonates Ievel 1

Tertiary neonates level 2&3

University Hospital of North Durham

General paediatrics ST1-2

General paediatrics ST3-8

Community paediatrics ST3-8

University Hospital of North Tees

Level 1 General paediatrics

Level 2&3 General paediatrics

ST4-6 Tertiary neonates

Level 2&3 Community paediatrics

West Cumberland Hospital (Whitehaven)


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