Palliative Medicine is a specialty of the Royal College of Physicians and encompasses the active total care of patients with life-limiting illness, and their families. This will include pharmacological and non-pharmacological holistic management.
It involves multi-professional team working across different care settings: hospital, hospice & community.
Entry into the specialty is via the National Recruitment process at ST3 level, following appropriate core training and post-graduate membership examinations. It is a four year training programme.
The HETV training scheme includes Oxfordshire, Berkshire & Buckinghamshire and offers training opportunities across all settings, including NHS and independent providers.
For further Information please contact:
Training Programme Director:
Dr Matthew Carey: Matthew.Carey@ouh.nhs.uk
Specialty Trainee Representative:
As this is a rotating post please contact the TPD for appropriate contact details