Trainer Roadshow – Ulster Hospital

A trainer roadshow will take place on Thursday 18 January at the Ulster Hospital. Please see below for further details:

ADEPT Recruitment 2018-2019

Recruitment for the 2018-2019 ADEPT Clinical Leadership Fellow Programme is now open. Please visit for further information.

The deadline for applications is 4pm on Monday 5 February 2018.


Peer Mentoring Scheme

NIMDTA is running a Peer Mentoring scheme which is aimed at developing an informal supportive relationship between more junior trainees (mentees) and senior trainees (mentors). This scheme was developed to both support junior colleagues and to develop skills, such as listening, communication and solution based thinking, in more senior trainees.

Applications are open for senior […]

The RCSEd Northern Ireland President’s Forum 2018

You are invited to join the President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for the second RCSEd Northern Ireland President’s Forum on Thursday 25 January 2018 from 6pm – 9pm.

Please see below for further information:

RCSEd Northern Irelands Presidents Forum 2018 – Flyer RCSEd Northern Irelands Presidents Forum 2018 – Programme



BMA Research grants open for online application from 01 January 2018

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. Applications are invited from doctors and research scientists and can be for either research in progress or prospective research.

All BMA Foundation grants will be available to apply for online […]

Guidance for entering information onto e-portfolios

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has worked alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health to produce key guidance on how to correctly enter information onto e-Portfolios – please see below:

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges – Guidance on Entering Information onto E-Portfolios


Research Ethics Committees (HSC RECs) at the Office for Research Ethics Committees Northern Ireland (ORECNI)

Do you want to make a difference? Is the protection of the rights, safety and dignity of patients who are research subjects important to you? Are you interested in research which benefits patients and service users? If so, then we would welcome your involvement and support in the ORECNI service at BSO.

An HSC REC […]

2018/2019 ADEPT Programme

NIMDTA is delighted to announce the launch of the 2018/2019 ADEPT NI Clinical Leadership Fellow Programme

The ADEPT Launch Open Evening will be held on Monday 8th January 2018 at NIMDTA Offices, Beechill House; 5pm-7pm. This event will provide interested trainees with an opportunity to meet with representatives of sponsoring organisations, and trainees who have […]

NIMDTA Regional Teaching in Obstetrics and Gynaecology ranked Joint Top in the UK by trainees

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology national survey of trainees has shown that trainees rate the regional teaching by NIMDTA to be the joint top provided by deaneries across the UK. Attendance of NIMDTA trainees at their regional teaching was second highest in the UK.

Congratulations to Dr Mary Murnaghan (Head of School), Dr […]

A Whole System Approach to Psychiatry Education in Northern Ireland

The Autumn 2017 Edition of the Royal Society of Psychiatry Insight Magazine has featured the success of Northern Ireland in attracting doctors into Psychiatry as a career.

In this article Dr Damien Hughes, Head of NIMDTA School of Psychiatry explains how the Queen’s University of Belfast (QUB), the NIMDTA Foundation School and the NIMDTA […]