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Undergraduate Medical Training

Undergraduate Medical Education is an integral part of the Trust Medcial Education Department.  We aim to provide a great learning experience in a Trust environment, where clinical work is the priority.  This Trust has students on placment from the University of Newcastle Medical School, and works closely with both the Tees and the Wear Base Units.  The department is supported by a clinical teaching team comprising of Tutors, Nurses and Junior Medical Staff, as well as other healthcare professionals.

With this in mind we: -

  • Aim to provide teaching sessions that are of a high standard.
  • Will identify and provide learning opportunities that meet the learning outcomes of the curriculum.
  • Will encourage students to make the most of any clinical opportunities.
  • Will offer individual support and guidance to all our students.
  • Will maintain open lines of communication with all relevant parties.
  • Will endeavour to provide a positive learning environment, leading to potential recruits for the future.
For more information please contact:
Andrea Robson, Medical Education Teaching Team Manager - andrea.robson4@nhs.net
Dr. Steve Cowie, Undergraduate Lead - scowie1@nhs.net

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital