Training for doctors

We are a lead provider of training programmes in core psychiatry training and higher specialty training in general adult and old age psychiatry.

We are a local education provider for core psychiatry training, higher speciality training including general adult and old age dual training, forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and the psychiatry of learning disability and medical psychotherapy. In addition, the Trust hosts GP and foundation training posts on the South West London training programmes.

Undergraduate medical education

Undergraduate medical students are based at St George's University of London, with over 250 per year being taught by our staff. Most Trust services host medical student attachments.

Postgraduate medical education

We have over 100 postgraduate doctors in training, including foundation trainees, trainees in general practice (GP), and core and higher specialty trainees in psychiatry. Most services employ at least one trainee. Each trainee has an educational and clinical supervisor. As well as regular meetings with their educational supervisor, each trainee has a weekly hourly meeting with their clinical supervisor. In addition, trainees receive training in the workplace and attend the local educational programmes.