Medicine

Information regarding each specialty within the School of Medicine can be found on our Medical Specialties page.

Further information is availble on the JRCPTB Website.

Courses
Cardiology Teaching

All Cardiology Teachings will be held (unless otherwise stated) at Elliott Dynes, Royal Victoria Hospital on the last Friday afternoon of the month.

Cardiology Teaching 2017-2018 – (Programme to follow shortly)

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

Core Medical Teaching
A CMT teaching programme has been co-ordinated to assist trainees with exam preparation.

All Teaching Sessions will be held (unless otherwise stated) in NIMDTA once a month from 2pm to 5pm and are video linked to hospital  sites in Altnagelvin, Daisy Hill & South West Acute.

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

Endocrinology Teaching
  1. Endo Training Day – Antrim Area Hospital – Friday 29 September 2017 (2pm to 5pm)

If you are interested in attending please register beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

G.I Teaching
Gastroenterology (G.I.) teaching takes place four times per year in the Seminar Room or the Beechill Room, NIMDTA from 9am-5pm.  Confirmed dates are listed below.

  • Dates to follow when available

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

Geriatric Teaching
Geriatric teaching usually takes place on a monthly or bi-monthly basis and is usually held at NIMDTA (unless stated).  Confirmed dates are listed below:

  • Tuesday 29 August 2017
  • Wednesday 27 September 2017
  • Thursday 26 October 2017
  • Tuesday 28 November 2017
  • Thursday 25 January 2018
  • Tuesday 27 February 2018
  • Thursday 29 March 2018
  • Tuesday 24 April 2018

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

GIM Teaching
The GIM teaching programme has been put together for all General (Internal) Medicine trainees.  There are 5 GIM Teaching dates a year which take place once every two/three months and are rotated around Trusts/Hospitals.

Dates confirmed until 2019 are as follows:

  • Thursday 7 September 2017
  • Friday 3 November 2017
  • Monday 5 February 2018
  • Tuesday 3 April 2018
  • Wednesday 6 June 2018
  • Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Friday 2 November 2018
  • Monday 4 February 2019
  • Tuesday 2 April 2019
  • Wednesday 5 June 2019
  • Thursday 5 September 2019
  • Friday 1 November 2019

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager

Ill Medical Patients Acute Care and Treatment (IMPACT)
Designed by the Federation of Royal Medical Colleges and the Royal College of Anaesthetists, this 2-day course introduces the principles and practice of acute general medical care and the related knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes.

The course provides senior trainees (CT1/2) in Medicine with key point presentations, workshops, “hands on” skills stations and critically ill patient scenarios to enhance skills needed for dealing with life-threatening medical emergencies.

IMPACT Courses are currently only available to NI DEANERY CT1 Trainees.

Venue: Elliott Dynes/Clinical Skills Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital
Date: 23-24 October 2017
Fee: £370

Venue: Quality Improvement and Innovation Centre, Ulster Hospital
Date: 28-29 November 2017
Fee: £370

Further IMPACT dates for 2018 to follow when available.

For further information on this course please contact: eoin.turley@hscni.net.

Oncology Teaching
Details to follow when available.

MRCP Part 1 Revision Course
  • 7 & 8 November 2017

If you are interested in attending this course please register on Intrepid Course Manager

MRCP Part 2 Revision Course
  • Dates to follow when available

MRCP PACES Revision Course
  • Dates to follow when available

Regional Respiratory Teaching
Regional Respiratory Teaching takes place four times per year usually at NIMDTA, from 9am-5pm. The current teaching rota can be accessed below:

If you are interested in attending any of these sessions please register for them beforehand on Intrepid Course Manager.

Registrar Ready Course
This course is aimed towards CT2s only and a follow on from the CT1 IMPACT Course. This course aims to prepare CT2s for moving onto the Registrar Rota with the use of simulation and scenarios.

Upcoming Dates are as follows;

  • Friday 15th September 2017 (RVH)

If you are interested in attending this course please register on Intrepid Course Manager 

Royal College of Physicians Masterclasses
The Royal College of Physicians are holding a series of Masterclasses.  Please see the RCP Website for details.
Physicians ePortfolio
For ePortfolio user guides produced by the JRCPTB please click on the links below.

For further information please visit the ePortfolio pages of the JRCPTB website

Contact Information
Name and Position Contact Information
Dr Michael Trimble
Head for the School of Medicine
Belfast Trust
Email: michael.trimble@belfasttrust.hscni.net
Dr Janet Harding
Deputy Head for the School of Medicine
Ulster Hospital
Email: janet.harding@setrust.hscni.net
Dr Gavin McDonnell
College Regional Adviser (Training)
Royal Victoria Hospital
Email: gavin.mcdonnell@belfasttrust.hscni.net
Dr Carol Wilson
College Deputy Regional Adviser (Service)
Belfast City Hospital
Email: carol.wilson@belfasttrust.hscni.net