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Training Programmes

Programme information for both undergraduate and postgraduate doctors in training at a local level within the Trust and through HEE working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex and Medical Schools.
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Please follow these links for more details about the training specialties we cater for and the teams involved in running each specialty.

Anaesthetics & Intensive Care Management

Anaesthetists form the largest single hospital medical specialty and their skills are used in all aspects of patient care. Intensive care management is a dynamic specialty with the responsibility for caring for the most critically ill patients in hospital.

Clinical Radiology

Clinical radiology is the use of imaging to diagnose, treat and monitor various diseases.


SASH welcomes Dental Core Trainees and Dental Paediatric Trainees. This section covers training information for both trainees and established consultants.

Emergency Medicine

This is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorders.


A two year programme acting as the bridge between undergraduate medical education and further training to become a general practitioner or specialist.

General Practice

GPs are expert medical generalists who provide the first point of contact with the NHS for most people in their communities. They may deal with any medical problem, from cradle to grave, and by providing continuity of care to their patients, families, and communities, they contribute hugely to keeping the nation healthy.


SASH delivers training for both core and higher medical trainees across 10 medical specialties.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

UK training in O&G requires a minimum of 7 years of specialty training (ST1–ST7), to be completed following the two years of foundation training. The programme is divided into basic, intermediate and advanced levels of training.


Ophthalmology is a surgical specialty. If you wish to enter ophthalmology you will need to have an aptitude for microsurgical skills. You should therefore already have good hand-eye coordination. Good binocular vision and stereopsis is considered to be an advantage for all ophthalmologists in surgical procedures, clinical assessment and in the interpretation of some investigations.


As a paediatrician, you will learn the unique skills of dealing with babies and young children, being able to assimilate information from both your patient and the parents and becoming expert at diagnostic and investigative skills.


Medical Microbiology and Virology (MMV) involves the treatment and prevention of the spread of infections in hospitals and the community.  


SASH delivers training in four of the recognised surgical specialties.

Education Campus Reception

01737 231722

SASH Education Campus
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Trust Headquarters
East Surrey Hospital

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