West of Scotland
Trainee Representative Helen Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Current Trainees (2013)Helen Morgan Hazel Miller Lesley Anderton Terry Quinn Kate Warburton Sarah Marshall Eileen Capek Gareth Blayney Greg Waddell Jenny Lonnen Zoe Muir Kate McArthur Eilidh Hill Rachel Stewart Lisa McNeil Claire Steel Michael Alcorn Farhana Sharif Amy Conley Gillian Cumming Helen McKee Caroline McInnes Kirsty Colquhoun Peter Higgins Laura Duffy Jennifer McDicken
This brief section provides some information about Geriatric training in the West of Scotland.
There are over 30 trainees in the West of Scotland. Trainees rotate round some of the regions hospitals on a 1-2 yearly basis. There are 4 central teaching hospitals and 8 District General Hospitals.
There is a rolling programme of (mainly) lecture based sessions. This comprises 5 full day sessions per academic year. Teaching is based on the Geriatric Medicine Curriculum. The teaching is delivered at different sites around the deanery. There is Consultant and Trainee input into specific content. General Medicine training days are held centrally in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow – there are 5 days per year which rotate through the different medical specialties.
Please see the “Academic Centres: Glasgow” section of the BGS Scotland website.
This takes place in April at the Royal College of Physicians in Glasgow. In 2008 this became a Scotland-wide event for first time. Trainees (usually in the second year of their training) present a literature review of chosen topic and several trainees have gone on to present these reviews at national meetings.