Training and career development
University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust
we recognise and support the
role education and training have in providing the delivery of high
quality care on a sustainable basis, in creating an active learning
culture and in the development of the future of healthcare. Our
vision is to enable our staff to deliver exceptional
patient care through our excellence in
education and our culture of continuous
learning and development.
We work dynamically with local networks and academic
institutions including the University of Bristol, University of West of
Health Education South West.
Areas of work include partnership projects supporting new and
better quality treatments and approaches to improving health,
shaping education curriculum developments, ensuring patient and
professional voices are clearly heard and reflected in developments
as well as supporting these partners' excellence and reputation
through education in service of future health professionals.
How do I know what training/ learning I
In addition to having your job description and job personal
specifications, all employees should expect to receive
an annual appraisal with their line
manager, which is key to identifying your training and development
How do I know what training development there is
We have academic and clinical strengths which include
cardiovascular, dental, emergency medicine, endocrinology,
oncology, ophthalmology, maternity, paediatrics and neonatal
intensive care (NICU), rheumatology and surgery. In having an
active learning culture we provide training and development in a
variety of ways in many formats. This can be simply shadowing a
colleague, attending local teaching sessions to undertaking a
Each Division will have specific training and development
opportunities tailored to their speciality.
What is the next step?
In the first instance, discuss with your line manager. They will
be able to provide further information should you require funding
or study leave.