Major Trauma

Chair of Training Interface Group: Mr A Brooks

College Contact:, Speciality Manager

Number of funded fellowships: 5

Length of fellowships: 12 months

Commencing: The first Wednesday in August each year.

Parent Specialities: All surgical specialities, Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine

Training Centres

There are currently 6 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.


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: 17th October 2022 Advertisements are posted in annually usually around October and will appear on Oriel and College websites. All relevant information will also be circulated to relevant committees for dissemination to trainees and will also appear on the JCST twitter feed
Applications close 30th November 2022 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: 21st December 2022 Candidates will be asked to book an interview slot via Oriel on a first come first served basis.
Interview date: 30th January  2023 The interviews will be virtual and candidates will not need to attend in person.  Click here for the interview details


If you have further questions, or would like to be emailed when the vacancy opens, please contact either: 

• Candidate Support Line: 01454 252610

• Email Support: