CPSP International Training Program
CPSP International Scholarship Programme at University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB)
International Accident & Emergency Training Fellowship APPLY ONLINE
- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is pleased to announce an intensive training fellowship in Accident & Emergency for CPSP Trainees.
- UHB is one of the largest university teaching hospital Trusts in the UK, and has an international reputation and recognition for postgraduate training in healthcare.
- The Trust operates Emergency Departments across its three hospital sites: the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope Hospital. The three Emergency Departments include a Major Trauma Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, with Trauma Units at the other hospital sites.
- Our departments are award winning and have received awards for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care in the 2018 British Medical Journal and NHS Parliamentary Awards.
- The Accident & Emergency International Training Fellowship provides fellows the opportunity to develop their clinical skills, knowledge, and experience within an international environment. The intensive training programme is led by experienced Emergency Medicine consultants across the Trust.
- The two year Fellowship includes a structured six month intensive training period containing a mixture of taught and hands on teaching sessions (both classroom-based and departmental), external training courses, and gateway assessments - aimed to ensure safe transition into independent clinical practise and training within the Emergency Departments.
- The programme is designed to ensure all competencies of Emergency Medicine are covered, as well as inducting fellows to the UHB units, NHS and the UK. The fellowship includes exposure to: Adult Emergencies, Paediatric Emergency Medicine and Trauma.
- The next intake of the Accident & Emergency Training Fellowship will commence in April 2020.
For further information please contact Dr Immad Qureshi at Immad.Qureshi@nhs.net
- Incomplete application forms will not be considered
- UHB will sponsor GMC registration provided that the applicant has the required score in the IELTS or OET testing systems.
Eligibility and application process
- Candidates from all CPSP fellowship programs are eligible to apply.
Please refer to the table below for the minimum levels in each of the tests that are accepted by the UHB:
IELTS Minimum Score Listening 7.0 Reading 7.0 Writing 7.0 Speaking 7.0 Overall 7.5 OET Minimum Score Listening B Reading B Writing B Speaking B Overall B
- The programme is open to all fellows and trainees registered with CPSP, and to medical officers working in Emergency Departments for the last 2 years.
- Successful applicants will be sponsored by UHB for full GMC registration as this is a hands-on programme. Applicants must therefore satisfy the English language requirement of the GMC by gaining a satisfactory score in either IELTS or OET (see point 8 below).
- Candidates must provide evidence of their experience which must be supported by the College or a letter of recommendation by their employer.
- Candidates must be in good standing with the College/PMDC.
- Selection will be based on interview and the final decision of the College.
- Interviews will be conducted at CPSP Regional centres at Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.
- Successful candidates will be required to give an undertaking to the College/Employer and UHB that they will return to Pakistan on completion of their training
Closing Date for Applications
- Applications must be submitted by Monday 20th January 2020
- All applications MUST be full, completed and submitted online to the College using the UHB application form.