Key Contacts

Head of School of Medicine: Dr Carolyn Mackinlay

Associate Dean for Medicine: Dr Jon Francis

Education programme Manager: Louise Peckham / Joanne Pickstone

Education programme coordinator: vacant

Health Education South West Severn supervises all postgraduate medical specialist training in the region.

Information about Higher Specialty Training

Higher Specialty Training currently covers Specialty Training Years 3-7, moving to Years 4-7 with the addition of IMY3 in August 2021. There is a wide variety of posts and specialties available for HST within Severn:


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust – Bristol and Weston

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust - Taunton

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Swindon

Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Bath

North Bristol NHS Trust - Bristol

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Cheltenham and Gloucester

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Yeovil



Acute Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology


Medical Ophthalmology

Clinical Genetics


Clinical Oncology

Clinical Neurophysiology


Occupational Medicine

Endocrinology and Diabetes

Palliative Medicine


Paediatric Cardiology

General Internal Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine

Genitourinary Medicine and Sexual Health

Renal Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

Respiratory Medicine




Stroke Medicine

Infectious Diseases