Obstetrics and Gynaecology Introduction

Introduction to Obstetrics and gynaecology training programme at HETV

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology training programme is a 7 year programme, starting at ST1. During the training, the trainee’s work will be monitored for satisfactory progress and subject to annual reviews in the form of annual ARCP (Annual review of competency progress). Progression up the programme will be dependent upon satisfactory reviews.

The posts on this rotation have been approved for Specialist Training by the:

Postgraduate Dean, GMC and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

The posts attract National Training Numbers and provide training towards a;

Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) when commenced at ST1. In recent years’ the school has been offering a small number of places at ST 3 entry. National training places are offered through a competitive interview process held nationally.

The programme is based at 5 different trust and they are

The John Radcliffe Hospital,  Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (tertiary referral centre and Oxford University base hospital)


The Royal Berkshire NHS Trust, Reading


Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury,  Buckinghamshire health care NHS Trust


Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust


Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Health NHS Trust, Slough


A trainee can expect to rotate to any or all of the hospitals in the deanery during their training programme. Allocation of placements are made by the head of school and done shortly after the ARCP reviews

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