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Medical Education at Royal Derby Hospital

The Medical Education Department is based at the Royal Derby Hospital  within the Education Centre, a purpose built education and training factility adjacent to our Graduate Entry Medical School which opened in 2005 in partnership with the University of Nottingham.    

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The department provides clinical leadership and administrative support for Postgraduate and Undergraduate Medical Education activity taking place within the Trust and works in partnership with the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery and University of Nottingham regarding clinical training for medical students, doctors in training at all stages of their careers and GP trainees. In addition the department supports the continuing professional development of  specialty doctors and consultants.  

There is a strong medical educational governance structure throughout theTrust, led by the Medical Director, and supported by dedicated clinical staff focussed on delivering and supporting quality education and training. 

Medical Education also encompasses the Resuscitation and Clinical Skills Department which provides a resuscitation service and all levels of resuscitation training and assessment.  In addition the department delivers clinical skills and simulation teaching to our multi-professional workforce.