Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr D Drake

College Contact: Megan Warde, Specialty Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 3

Length of fellowships: 12 month option to extend to 24 months

Commencing: Four months after the point of offer

Parent Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery

Training Centres

There are currently 8 centres approved for training and trainees have the opportunity to preference which of the centres they would consider training within as part of the application process.

Fellows are appointed annually to advanced training positions in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery. The numbers appointed are regulated by workforce force planning.

Unit Lead Trainer 

EAST OF ENGLAND CLEFT NETWORK

Addenbrokes Hospital

Ms L Treharne

SCOTTISH CLEFT NETWORK

Royal Hospital for Children (Glasgow)/Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Mr M Devlin 

NORTHERN AND YORKSHIRE CLEFT LIP & PALATE SERVICE

Leeds General Infirmary/Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle 

Mr P Hodgkinson / Mr A Smyth 

SOUTH THAMES CLEFT SERVICE

Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust 

Ms N Timoney

NORTH THAMES CLEFT SERVICE

Great Ormond Street Hospital/St Andrew’s Cleft Centre 

Mr P Morris 

SOUTH WEST CLEFT NETWORK

Southmead Hospital/Morriston Hospital 

Mr S Deacon / Mr D Drake 

WEST MIDLANDS CLEFT LIP & PALATE SERVICE

Birmingham Childrens Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Ms P Rorison 

NORTHWEST ENGLAND, ISLE OF MAN, NORTH WALES CLEFT SERVICE

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust/Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital/Royal Preston Hospital 

Mr C Penfold 

Recruitment

Advertisements:

Advertisements will be posted on our Sub-Specialty Recruitment page shortly before they open. If they are not listed and you would like to find out the next opening dates please email us, or phone us on 01454 252610.

Applying:

The window for application is usually 4 weeks in length. It is important to check the closing date as late applications are not accepted. All applications are completed online through the national system, Oriel

References:

As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to bring with them to the interviews 2 references. One of the references must be from your Training Programme Director.

Interviews:

Were last held on October 13th 2017. There are no recruitment rounds scheduled.