Our doctors of all grades are part of a team of professionals and non-medical staff delivering care to the highest standards in our hospitals and in the community.
We offer a range of specialties with some of the largest specialist departments in the region, including the largest and busiest trauma and orthopaedics service. We also have one of the largest cardiology departments and one of the largest units in the region for colorectal surgery services.
We offer a wealth opportunities for junior doctors training with us and North Tyneside General Hospital was rated top in the country by junior doctors training in trauma and orthopaedics in the GMC’s national training survey.
The opening of Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital with 24/7 consultant presence in the emergency department, offers unparalleled support and training and direct clinical supervision. This cover allows for trainees in emergency care to demonstrate their competence throughout the 24-hour period and facilitate a more tailored training based on individual needs.
Similar benefits will be experienced by trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, anaesthetics, and the surgical and medical specialties who will spend part of their rotation at the new Northumbria hospital. Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital.
This degree of direct consultant supervision allow for training to be targeted to the specific needs of each trainee and maximise the educational benefit of the placement.
Staff working in our dental service which provides specialised NHS dental treatment and oral health promotion services for adults and children who have been referred to us carry out a range of roles.
These include dentists, dental nurses and dental hygienists who work to promote patients’ oral health.