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Key Unit in Pain Management (KUPM) (ST3/4)

Coordinator Dr Colin Rae
Stobhill Hospital.

A 4-5 week attachment, starting on the first Wednesday of the month and ending on the first Tuesday of the following month.

A few weeks before your KM is due to start you will be contacted by e-mail, and allocated a placement. Your timetable will be emailed to you by the current pain fellow.

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Assessments

Complete at least one of each of CbD, Mini-CEX and DOPs during each key unit of training. You will be allocated a Pain Management Local Educational Supervisor, who you will be timetabled to be with, once a week, during your block. Please have a Feedback form completed by them at the end of your one month block. See the Key Module handbook for advice on completing these assessments during your KUPM.


Future Allocations

For future KUPM allocations (for the next 2 years), please see the latest KUPM allocation table. Please note that you must be a registered user of this site to view the allocation table.


Chronic Pain Fellowship

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New Victoria, Stobhill

This post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the New Victoria and Stobhill Hospitals, Glasgow.

Hospital: New Victoria and Stobhill Hospitals
Duration of post: 12 months
Selection process: request made to TPD
Work involved: day time work and on call
Further details: RA in pain medicine

Neuroanaesthesia

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INS, RHSC

Neuroanaesthesia Training

A rotation to the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital Glasgow. Trainees will complete a 3 month essential unit of training during intermediate level and another two month essential unit of training during higher level training.

Coordinator:
Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick
Consultant Anaesthetist / Clinical Lead for NeuroITU and College Tutor
Institute of Neurological Sciences
Southern General Hospital
1345 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 4TF
tel 0141 201 1989
(in conjunction with the base-hospital College Tutor)
Institute of Neurological Sciences

The Institute for Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, is a stand-alone regional neurosciences tertiary referral centre for the West of Scotland.

The department consists of 15 consultants, providing anaesthesia & critical care for adult & paediatric neurosurgery, neurology services, interventional neuroradiology,and oromaxillofacial surgery. Being adjoined to the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit a critical care outreach service is provided for patients with complications of spinal illness & injury. The neurointensive care unit consists of 7 beds, with an additional 6 bed neuro-HDU next door.

Neuroanaesthesia Advanced Training Post

The Neuroanaesthesia post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the Institute for Neurological Sciences in the Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

Hospital: INS, Southern General Hospital
Duration of post: 12 months (comprises one year of the training programme)
Selection process: competitive entry
Further details: CT for Neuroanaesthesia

Intensive Care

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QEUH, GRI, RHC, GJNH

Intensive Care Medicine

Coordinator:
Dr Carol Murdoch
Regional Advisor in Intensive Care
ICU
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Castle Street
Glasgow
G4 0SF
Basic Training

A 3 month block usually undertaken at the end of CT1 or beginning of CT2. A 3 to 6 month block providing more experience is part of ACCS.

The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months basic training is MSF x1, DOPS x3, CEX x2, CBD x1. ACCS trainees undertaking a block of longer than 3 months duration require to complete more WPBA. Further information can be found in the ACCS handbook.

Before starting this block it is useful to work through the induction tutorials on the SICS website.

Intermediate Training.

A 3 month unit of training in ST3/4, which expands on Basic level training. The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months intermediate training is MSF x1, DOPS x1, CEX x1, CBD x1, ACAT x1

Higher Training

A 3 month unit of training usually in ST5/6, leading to a more in depth knowledge of and skill set for intensive care. The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months higher training is MSF x1, DOPS x1, CEX x1, CBD x1, ACAT x1

Further Information

Cardiothoracic

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GJNH

Cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care

A three month essential unit of training during intermediate level and a further two month essential unit of training during higher level training.

Coordinator:
Dr David Reid
Consultant anaesthetist / Cardiothoracic College Tutor
Golden Jubilee National Hospital
Agamemnon Street
Clydebank
G81 4DY
0141 951 5602
(in conjunction with the College Tutor at the base hospital)
Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Training in cardiothoracic is carried out at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank.

The Cardiothoracic anaesthetic department has 20 Consultants. The cardiac work is a mixture of coronary artery grafting, valve surgery, valve+graft surgery, adult congenital cardiac surgery, cardiac transplantation and surgery for mechanical support (VAD and ECMO).

Due to the increasing number of children surviving to adulthood with complex congenital heart disease, we also are involved with the management of some obstetric cases as well as patients for non-cardiac surgery. There are 2 Intensive Care units with 22 beds and 2 High Dependency Units with 16 beds.

Cardiothoracic anaesthesia Advanced Training post

This post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the GJNH, Glasgow. During the 12 month period, the Fellow will gain experience and confidence in the perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgical patients. There will be considerable exposure to transoeseophageal and transthoracic echocardiography and it is generally expected that the Fellow will gain accreditation and certification in echocardiography.

Hospital: GJNH
Duration of post: 12 months
Selection process: competitive entry
Work involved: day time work and on call
Further details: Dr Isma Quasim, College Tutor

Obstetrics

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SGH, GRI

Obstetric anaesthesia training

Dedicated blocks during all three levels of training. Basic level training requires the completion of two components: the Initial Assessment of Competence in Obstetric Anaesthesia (IACOA) which requires 12 assessments (A-CEX x 3, DOPS x 3, CBD x 6); and completion of all the CCLOs (A-CEX x 1, DOPS x 1, CBD x 1, and the CUT form).

Obstetric anaesthesia Advanced Training Post

There are two Obstetric Anaesthesia posts which form part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, have training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the College documents. The posts will involve rotations to the various maternity units in the West of Scotland.

More info and application form.


Paediatrics

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RHSC

Paediatric anaesthesia

A three month essential unit of training during intermediate level, and another two month essential unit of training during higher level training.

Coordinator:
Dr Susan McIlveney
Consultant anaesthetist / Paediatric Anaesthesia College Tutor
Royal Hospital for Children
1345 Govan Road Govan G51 4TF
Glasgow
(in conjunction with the College tutor at the base hospital)
Royal Hospital for Children

Switchboard 0141 201 0000
Anaesthetic department 0141 201 0186
Departmental Secretary

The RHC provides all intermediate and higher level training in the West Deanery. The Department of Anaesthesia has 17 consultants: 10 general consultants, 6 cardiac consultants and 1 locum. All surgical specialities are performed with the exception of neurosurgery which is expected to transfer in March 2012. RHSC holds the National Contracts for paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, ECMO and renal transplantation and is the lead centre for PICU in Scotland. The National Paediatric Critical Care Transport Service is run jointly with Edinburgh. ICM is provided in a 20 bed combined PICU/HDU.

The department provides an acute pain service co-ordinated by a Clinical Nurse Specialist and senior staff nurse.

Paediatric Advanced Training Post

This post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the RHC, Glasgow.

Hospital: RHC
Duration of post: 12 months
Selection process: competitive entry
Work involved: day time work and on-call
Further details: Dr Susan McIlveney, College Tutor

Maxillofacial

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INS

Maxillofacial anaesthesia post

This post forms part of the West of Scotland Training Programme in Anaesthesia, has training approval from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and will conform to the formal training guidelines laid out in the Royal College documents. The post will be based at the INS, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

Hospital: INS, Southern General Hospital
Duration of post: 6 months
Selection process: competitive entry
Work involved: day time work and on-call Further details: Dr Linda Stewart, Neuroanaesthesia

Research

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Research

... can be taken out of programme during training. The same rules apply as for OOPT. Up to one year of research can be counted towards the CCT whether it is taken in or out of programme. Provided there is a clinical element to the programme the full year may be counted towards the CCT programme. If there is no clinical element to the research programme, a maximum of six months only will count towards the CCT.