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Postgraduate Medical Education

Welcome to the Postgraduate Medical Education Department

Located at the heart of our hospital developments, our Education Centres on the central site and at Trafford are purpose-built venues recognised for their innovative approaches to education and training.



Our key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that the duties, working hours and supervision of trainees are consistent with the delivery of high quality, safe patient care.
  • Postgraduate training at our Trust is fair and based on principles of equity
  • Quality control of Postgraduate training in our Trust
  • Participation in the processes for recruitment, selection and appointment of doctors in training ensuring these are open, fair and effective
  • Organising an appropriate induction to our Trust and training placements
  • Delivering the requirements set out in the approved curriculum, approved by the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Supporting trainees to acquire the necessary skills and experience through induction, effective educational supervision, an appropriate workload and time to learn
  • Planning and maintaining education and training through transparent processes which show who is responsible at each stage
  • Supporting the educational facilities, infrastructure and delivering leadership to ensure delivery of the approved curriculum
  • Supporting our trainers to provide effective support, supervision and mentorship for doctors in training