Who are we?
Where can you find us?
How to contact us?
Our department is responsible for undergraduate, postgraduate
and continuing medical education for medical students, (junior)
doctors in training and senior/career doctors within our Trust.
Medical Education is led by a number of consultants within our
trust, a strong team of teachers and experienced and well
qualified support staff. Their roles and responsibilities
include faculty development and support (including
training the trainers) as well as organisation of undergraduate and
We have strong links with the University of Newcastle for
medical students on placement, the Base Units of the Tees and Wear
within our Medical School, other Trusts within the
Northern Region for specialty rotations and Health Education
England - North East (HEE NE), formerly Northern Deanery, in
Newcastle with the support of the Postgraduate Dean. We have a
number of objectives. These include: -
Where can you
The Medical Education Team is located across three sites
including, Bishop Auckland Hospital, Prospect House and Darlington
At Bishop Auckland Hospital the Medical
Education Team can be located within the Clinical Simulation Centre
(old ward 5) on the Ground Floor of the hospital.
Prospect House is a separate building, a short
walk away from the University Hospital of North Durham, whereby the
hospital's library is located and training takes place. Medical
Education are based in the offices on the first floor of the
Within Darlington Memorial Hospital the Medical
Education Team is located on the Ground Floor of the hospital in
the Medical Education Centre near to the lifts.
Education Organisational Structure
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
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