Presentation on theme: "Tameside General Hospital Zoë Kershaw Medical Education Manager."— Presentation transcript:
Tameside General Hospital Zoë Kershaw Medical Education Manager
Who are we? One site, situated at the foot of the Pennines Eight miles to the east of Manchester Services a population of over 250,000 Population concentrated in the largely industrialised areas of the eight townships of Tameside Also serve rural community of Glossop, with its population of approximately 28,000
Where are we? Ashton-under-Lyne 8 miles from the University/MRI 20 minutes by road Easy bus, train and now tram links
Facilities New theatre suite Completely refurbished emergency department New Children’s department Endoscopy suite New outpatient department Fully refurbished medical education department in Werneth house in the centre of the hospital.
Current Year 5 Students General medicine Endocrinology/Diabetes ITU Anaesthetics General Surgery Vascular Surgery
What we offer 1:1 Consultant / student ratio Weekly generic consultant teaching aimed at exam topics in the blocks before the exempting exam and core competencies after Additional weekly ward based teaching Fully equipped skills lab Full practice OSCE in December
What our students say about us Best “ Best mock OSCE I’ve done and I’ve done three others!” Excellent “ Excellent teaching from junior doctors” Good “ Good consultant support” Great “ Great exposure to a wide range of patients” Friendly, helpful, supportivestaff “ Friendly, helpful, supportive staff ”