Emergency Medicine Training in the UK
If you are interested in training in Emergency Medicine then this page gives you a guide to the UK training programme.
Overview of training
For more information then please visit the College Of Emergency Medicine website.
** IMPORTANT CHANGES **
There have been recent changes to the UK Emergency Medicine training which make it even easier to train in the world's greatest medical specialty. There are 2 main areas that are being piloted:
- Run through training (ACCS to CCT)
- Alternative routes of entry into Emergency Medicine higher specialist training
Follow this link to find out more.
If you are currently in training (e.g. ACCS, ST3) - click here for more information about how this scheme applies to you!
How will training change in the future?
The Shape of Training Review (published in 2013 - Prof David Greenaway) is a report on how post graduate training will change in the future. In essence, there are 5 major themes but here are some interesting points.
- All doctors will have to provide acute and emergency care (no problem there!)
- Doctors will get their CCT after their generalist training (and so sub-specialty training will occur post CCT)
- There will be a focus on community facing care (blurring the boundary between primary and secondary care)
For ACCS (CT1, CT2) click here
For ST3 click here
For ST4+ click here
For Ultrasound and Sub-specialty Training click here