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Specialty Training Programme

Specialty Training

County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust works with Health Education North East, and its Specialty Schools, to provide training for Specialty Trainees across all departments within its Clinical Care Groups:

  • Integrated Medical Specialties
  • Surgery
  • Family Health
  • Clinical Specialist Services
  • Community

The Specialty Training provision is co-ordinated by Care Group Tutors, who work with College Tutors and Specialty Leads to ensure the quality of education and training within the various specialties.

All trainees in Specialty Training Posts, including GP Registrars, are Employed by the Lead Employer Trust, and are part of Health Education England North East (HEENE).

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'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital