School of Psychiatry


Head of the School for Psychiatry:

Dr Adrian Lloyd

Specialty Programme Coordinator/School Administrator:

Adam Goddard 

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.

Please find a link below to 'The Registrar - Magazine of the RCPsych Psychiatric Trainees' Committee'

If you are considering embarking on a career in Psychiatry and would like further information on the Specialty, please click on the link below.

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The aim of the following links is to provide trainees in programme with access to useful education and training information. If you are not able to find the information you require below or you would like further advice, then please contact Adam Goddard on 0191 275 4744 or by clicking on the email link towards the top of the page.


Please email Adam Goddard with any queries about the training programme or ideas about what could be included on the website.


Useful links


Learner Support and Faculty Development











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.