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Welcome to the Scottish School of Paediatrics

Scotland provides excellent paediatric training programmes with placements in units and hospitals at the forefront of clinical research and delivery. There are opportunities for academia, research and sub-specialty training, as well as flexible working and other experiences set outside the programme itself. These pages provide useful education and training information for the paediatric programmes within Scotland.

NES is one of the 4 UK Statutory Education Bodies and contributes to the support, funding and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education, and ongoing workforce development for the NHS in Scotland.

RCPCH set the curriculum and the delivery and assessment of training is overseen by NES training boards. This Specialty Training Board comprises of the following specialties: Paediatrics; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Paediatric Cardiology; and Community & Sexual Reproductive Health. It has five meetings a year. Its purpose covers a number of elements all of which support training, complementing the work of the Scotland Deanery and advising the NES Medical Directorate Executive Team (MDET).

Alan Denison

Alan Denison

Lead Dean

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Dr Claire Alexander

Dr Claire Alexander

Chair of Specialty Training Board

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Carol Leiper

Carol Leiper

Administrator

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Dr Shyla Kishore

Dr Shyla Kishore

Training Programme Director

North of Scotland

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Dr Ihab Shaheen

Dr Ihab Shaheen

Training Programme Director

West of Scotland

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Dr Ben Smith

Dr Ben Smith

Training Programme Director

West of Scotland

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Dr Laura Jones

Dr Laura Jones

Training Programme Director

South East of Scotland

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Dr Ailsa McLellan

Dr Ailsa McLellan

Training Programme Director

South East of Scotland

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Dr Joanna Chisholm

Dr Joanna Chisholm

Training Programme Director

East of Scotland

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Dr Chris Lilley

Dr Chris Lilley

Associate Dean

West of Scotland

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Dr Alastair Murray

Dr Alastair Murray

Associate Dean

South East of Scotland

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Dr Mandy Hunter

Dr Mandy Hunter

Associate Dean

North of Scotland

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Dr Tom Fardon

Dr Tom Fardon

Associate Dean

East of Scotland

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Dr Zoe Jacob

Dr Zoe Jacob

Trainee Rep

North of Scotland

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Dr Tim Lewis

Dr Tim Lewis

Trainee Rep

South East of Scotland

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Dr Nicola Britton

Dr Nicola Britton

Trainee Rep

East of Scotland

Dr Alexander Simpson

Dr Alexander Simpson

Trainee Rep

West of Scotland

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Dr Darren Cameron

Dr Darren Cameron

Trainee Rep

West of Scotland

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This page was last updated on: 07.07.2022 at 08.43


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