Major Trauma

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr A Brooks

College Contact: Nadia Permall, Speciality Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 5

Length of fellowships: 12 months

Commencing: 4th August 2021

Parent Specialities: All surgical specialities, Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine

Training Centres

There are currently 5 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 Major Trauma. The numbers appointed are regulated by workforce force planning.


Lead Trainer

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust and Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Mr A Marsh

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr N Kanakaris

Barts Health NHS Trust

Mr M Griffiths

Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust

Mr A Brooks

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Ms A V Giblin / Mr J McGregor-Riley

St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Mr S Hettiaratchy


The Resuscitative Pathway

The resuscitative pathway, which will be most suitable to general and vascular surgeons, will enhance those technical skills required to save life in the early stages of the major trauma patients hospital management.

The Major Trauma Leader Pathway

The major trauma leader pathway will be designed to develop the major trauma leader role, providing leadership in the care of the major trauma patient from the trauma room through to transfer to rehabilitation. This would be suitable for any surgeon or physician wanting to develop their major trauma leadership skills.

For more information about TIG Fellowships, please refer to the JCST Website.


Please refer to the timetable below for key dates in the application process. 

Recruitment Activity Date Information
Applications open: 8th April 2021 Advertisements are posted in annually usually around January on NHS Jobs, Oriel and College websites. All relevant information will also be circulated to relevant committees for dissemination to trainees
Applications close 4th May 2021 16:00 The applications window is around 4 weeks. It is important to check the closing date as late applications are not accepted. All applications are completed online through the national system, Oriel.
Latest date candidates will be invited to interview by: TBC Shortlisting will not take place and all applicants that meet the eligibility criteria will be offered an interview.
Interview date: TBC (May/June) As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to provide the details of 2 references before the interview date. One of the references must be from the Training Programme Director.


 If you have further questions, please contact either: 


•Candidate Support Line: 01454 252610

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