Specialty Training



Health Education England currently have vacancies for Programme Directors working across the North east and Cumbria.

The Training Programme Director is responsible for leading and co-ordinating the training of specialty trainees within the specialty training programme.  This will include managing the programme for the future and ensuring it can adapt to meet the future needs of the NHS.  If you believe you have the skills  and enthusiasm to excel as a programme director   please click on the relevant link below.

Programme Director for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery job description and advert

Programme Director for Paediatric Surgery job description and advert

Programme Director for Forensic Psychiatry job description and advert


Health Education England, North East have a policy and procedure for appointing Training Programme Directors, please click here for the policy.


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.