Postgraduate Medical Education

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As a major teaching hospital, training and supporting the future NHS workforce is a key priority. The Postgraduate Medical Education Departments provide education and placements for training grade doctors, supporting them to gain practical experience as part of their medical training.

Postgraduate Medical Education Department – Oxford Road Campus

Our Education Centres at the Oxford Road Campus and Trafford are purpose-built venues recognised for their innovative approaches to education and training. We ensure that the duties, working hours and supervision of trainees are consistent with the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. We deliver the requirements set out in the approved curriculum, approved by the General Medical Council (GMC). We support our trainers to provide effective support, supervision and mentorship for doctors in training.

Contact details

For further information please contact: Belinda Nethercott, Operational Services Manager by emailing or calling on 0161 201 2701

Postgraduate Medical Education Department – Wythenshawe Hospital

Our Postgraduate trainees include Foundation Doctors who are undertaking the two-year, general postgraduate medical training programme which forms the bridge with the medical school and Training Grade Doctors in Specialty Training Programmes of their career choice. The postgraduate team provide administrative support to ensure all trainee placements meet regulatory and curriculum requirements.  The department has an open-door policy and provide pastoral support services to trainees.  A joint Educator Development programme for our supervisors across both sites has also been developed.

For further information please contact: Mrs Mary Eccles, Postgraduate Medical Education Manager by emailing or calling on 0161 291 5621/5413