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.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Educational opportunities

Dedicated teaching time on a Friday afternoon is curriculum mapped with additional CTG teaching provided.  All educational supervisors are experienced in the use of eportfolio and WPBA tools.  There are good library facilities at the hospital. 

Simulation, both low and high fidelity sessions, and Ultrasound Scan Simulation (USS) training are well established including access to the USS simulator in Chichester Medical Education Centre.

All trainees are allocated an educational supervisor at induction.  Trainees should aim to meet with their supervisor during the first 2 weeks and then monthly thereafter.

Worthing has a full range of day surgery and more complex open surgery.

Oncology cases are discussed with the cancer centre at Brighton at regular weekly MDT meetings.

Colposcopy and outpatient hysteroscopy lists are run on a weekly basis and provide excellent training opportunities within our dedicated GDU.

Educational Supervisor
Each trainee will be allocated an educational supervisor within the department who will be responsible for overseeing their training and making sure they are making the necessary educational and clinical progress.

Educational Leads:

  • Mr Aaron McAvoy is the College Tutor at Worthing and Chichester Hospital
  • Miss Melanie Tipples is based at WSHT and is a Training Programme Director for KSS

Feedback from our trainees
We encourage feedback from our trainees both informally and formally and participate in LFG feedback with trainee representation.


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