Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

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Endocrinology and Diabetes – Educational opportunities

ST3 trainee has a dedicated Educational Supervisor and regular supervised outpatient experiences and on daily consultant ward rounds and extensive use of the state-of-the-art clinical skills suite at the hospital.

There is a monthly dedicated Diabetes and Endocrinology radiology meeting and regular meetings to discuss clinical cases with the Multidisciplinary diabetes team. There are monthly meetings with the Community Nursing Team.

We have a well establish Parathyroid MDT and a monthly dynamic function test/biochemistry meeting.

Medical Staff meetings – Autumn, Spring, Summer terms every Wednesday with a hot lunch available from 12.30pm in CMEC. We also facilitate RCP Teach-in video link.

There are opportunities to gain teaching in other specialities:

  • Cardiology Department holds a weekly teaching meeting on Friday lunchtimes at CMEC.
  • The Respiratory Department holds a meeting on every other Thursday.
  • Care of the Elderly Department holds a meeting every Thursday lunchtime in the day room of the Munro Unit.
  • Trainees are expected attend the regional Diabetes and Endocrinology teaching days and General Internal Medicine teaching days organised by HEKSS.

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Diabetes and Endocrinology department info

Medical Education information can be found on the PGME website

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