Accessing Centralised Study Budgets - Specialty Course Guidance 

The following information is offered as guidance and is not finite or exhaustive; there may be other courses that would be accepted that are not listed here. All study leave applications should be discussed with Educational Supervisor or Training Programme Director who will review the application against curriculum requirements and your personal development plan (PDP). This discussion will highlight whether the courses is aligned to curriculum and achievement of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or whether the course is of an aspirational nature. Part-funding may be considered to support aspirational activity; however, approval must be sought form the TPD or HoS.

Please note this information may be subject to change.









Regional Training Days




Exam preparation course relevant to level of training (max 2 courses per sitting, and 1 rapid reporting course)




National Conference or course/training event attendance relevant to curricular progression




Clinical Leadership and Management Course




Basic skills in gastrointestinal ultrasound




European Course in paediatric (neuro) radiology (event fees only)




European Society of Gastro-abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) (event fees only)




European Society of Skeletal Radiology (event fees only)




Junior ESGAR Summer School (event fees only)




European society of Paediatric Radiology Annual Conference (event fees only)




National Courses and Events for Critical Appraisal Training




National Courses and Events relating to Human Factors Training




Plain Film Courses e.g. CSR, A&E Radiology




1 on-call course




Developing skills for educational supervision