St George’s School of Anaesthesia
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The anaesthesia team at St George’s and affiliated hospitals within SW London and Surrey provide training for anaesthetic trainees of South London, Surrey and Sussex. If you’d like more information please contact email Anaesthetics.Training@stgeorges.nhs.uk
Communication between the school and anaesthetic trainees
The school communicates with all trainees via e-mail. All trainees should make sure that the school has an up to date e-mail address, mobile telephone number, home telephone number and address. It is imperative that trainees inform the school of any change of contact details.
If trainees wish to contact the school then the best way to do so is to contact the training programme coordinator by e-mail (Ivy.Hagan@stgeorges.nhs.uk) or telephone (020 8725 0018) in office hours Monday-Friday. Ivy Hagan can provide the contact details of all agents of the school.
The forms need to be completed as you progress through the course.
Workplace based assessments (WPAs)
- Check in the training Booklet below
Direct observation of procedural skills, clinical exercise and case based discussion
Out of programme experience, training and research forms
- OOP Application Form – March 2015
- New college approval form (Royal College of Anaesthetists)
- Out of programme checklist
For annual review of competence progression: (ARCP)
- ARCP checklist SW London – Mar 2015
- Educational supervisor’s report: On E-Portfolio
- Enhanced Form R – Check on Synapse
- Intermediate Training Record – August 2015
- Intermediate Intensive Care Record – August 2015
- Higher Intensive Care Record – August 2015
- Higher and Advanced Training Record 2015
- Advanced Training Record (Supplementary) – August 2015
The programme works on a rotation based in hospitals across south London, Surrey and Sussex. Information on the hospitals in the rotation can be found below.
Epsom & St Helier, Epsom and Carshalton
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 420,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, it provides more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to wider areas covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.
Find out more about Epsom and St Helier Anaesthetics Departments
Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley
Frimley Park NHS Foundation Trust serves the people of West Surrey and North East Hampshire with a catchment population of around 420,000. There are 750 in-patient beds, 12(+1) beds on ICU/HDU and medical and surgical level 1 areas. There are a wide variety of surgical specialties with 16 General theatres, a day case unit with 2 theatres and 2 minor ops within the hospital. Frimley Park Hospital provides hyper acute services and is recognised as a centre for Primary Coronary Intervention; having a designated heart attack centre, hyper-acute stroke unit, vascular unit and Trauma service with a helipad.
Find out more about Anaesthetics Handbook Frimley Park Hospital
Kingston Hospital, Kingston-upon-Thames
Kingston Hospital is a 555 bedded District General Hospital serving a population of 320,000 in South West London and Surrey. There are 8 main theatres performing 6000 operations per annum (including all day trauma and emergency lists).There are 4-day surgery theatres performing 12,500 operations per annum, also 2 maternity and 1 dental theatre. There is a broad base of surgical specialities catered for which gives a good grounding, as well as more specialised experience.
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Croydon University Hospital, Croydon
Croydon University Hospital is a 450 bedded district general hospital serving a population of 336,000 in the largest borough of London, twenty percent of the population are from an ethnic minority background. The main theatre complex houses nine theatres with a 12 bedded recovery area. There is a busy 24 hour accident and emergency department (125,000 patients per year making it the second busiest in London) with a dedicated area for paediatric cases.
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St George’s Hospital, Tooting
St George’s Hospital, based in south west London, is one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals. It shares its site with the renowned St George’s University of London which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. The hospital has approximately 1,000 beds, and serves a population of 1.3 million across south west London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling about 3.5 million people.
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St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey
Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals serves a population of around 450,000 and is one of the largest Trusts in the Region and provides a full range of acute hospital services. The two hospitals are located within 8 miles of each other in North Surrey and Southwest Middlesex. Towns in the area include Woking, Chertsey, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Staines, Bedfont, and Feltham. There are 650 beds in a range of specialties, a full imaging service with CT and MRI scanning and laboratory services.
Find out more about the St Peter’s Hospital Anaesthetics Department