< 2018 >
  • All day

    Date: Monday 11 June 2018

    Venue:   Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

    Under exam conditions, trainees will complete at least a full Clinical & Science VIVA by using recent exam questions supplied by post FRCA trainees.

    Clinical long case

    Clinical short cases

    Science vivas – anatomy, pharmacology, physics and physiology.

    There is an expectation is that after success at the Final FRCA, trainees return as Examiners at least twice by way of payback.

    Course Directors:

    Dr Linda Waddilove, Consultant Anaesthetist, Freeman Hospital

    Dr Stephen Robb, Consultant Anaesthetist, Sunderland Royal Hospital

    For further information, please email:  Barbara Sladdin

  • All day

    MEPA is a national course for Specialty Trainees in Anaesthesia, teaching management strategies for paediatric anaesthetic emergencies. MEPA is recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists.

    A one-day, small group simulation course, offering both practical and theoretical training using simulation. Provision is made for detailed scenario feedback and discussion in a supportive and constructive manner.

    This regional course is held throughout the year, at the Newcastle Hospitals Trust Simulation Centre based at the Freeman Hospital.

    Course date – Monday 25 June 2018

    Further Information:


North Tees University Hospital

Hardwick Road, Stockton on Tees , Cleveland, TS19 8PE

Website:   https://www.nth.nhs.uk/hospitals/north-tees

Twitter:  @NTeesHpoolNHSFT

Facebook:  facebook.com/North Tees and Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Anaesthetic Department:   2nd Floor, South Wing, UHNT

Direct Telephone:   01642 624167

Email address:  www.nth.nhs.uk


North Tees Hospital  is a large district general hospital with 557 beds located on the northeast edge of Stockton on Tees two miles away from the Hartlepool town centre.

We have 30 Consultants, 15 Staff/Associate Specialists/Speciality Doctors and provide training for 10 rotational trainees.

We pride ourselves being small but very friendly department who aim to provide high quality training tailored to trainees need.

Surgical specialties covered include: orthopedics( upper and lower limb), spinal/trauma, urology, general,  obstetrics & gynecology, pain  and Colorectal and Bariatric. This allows a wide range of units of training to be undertaken as follows: