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: 22nd June

Parent Specialities: All surgical specialities, Anesthetics, 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


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.




Advertisements will be posted on NHS jobs and Oriel. 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.


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


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.


Are usually held in March/April Each year