School of Psychiatry


Acting up

Trainees in Psychiatry may ‘act up’ in a substantive consultant post for a maximum of three months during the last twelve months of their training (not pro-rata’d for flexible trainees ). This must be completed prior to the award of CCT/CESR.

HEE NE School of Psychiatry guidance can be found here



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