Foundation Training Programme Directors:
FY1: Miss Alexandra Cope, Consultant, General Surgery
FY2: Dr Jenny Watkins, Consultant, Rheumatology
Mr Ram Moorthy, Consultant, ENT
Foundation Training Programme Co-ordinator:
For any queries for Foundation School please email:
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Foundation teaching programme
The Foundation Teaching Programme
The Foundation teaching programme at Wexham Park Hospital is held on a weekly basis and is based on the Oxford Deanery Foundation School Curriculum. The programme includes simulation training in the state of the art simulation suite.
Teaching is mandatory and trainees must be released from clinical work to attend. The Teaching Programme is circulated every month via email.
For more information on the Oxford Foundation School please visit: http://www.oxforddeanery.nhs.uk/specialty_schools/foundation_school.aspx
Teaching is mandatory and you must be released from clinical work to attend. For information regarding Foundation Teaching Programme please see Survival Guide (issued at Induction). For any Foundation Teaching related queries please contact Joana Carmo, PGMC, WPH by email Joana.Carmo@fhft.nhs.uk.
The Teaching Programme will be circulated to you every month via personal and work email.
Taster sessions for foundation trainees
Foundation trainees at Wexham Park Hospital are offered up to five days taster experience in departments other than their contracted rotations. This is to enable Foundation trainees get a flavour of a specialty in which they have an interest. Trainees are required to arrange the taster sessions themselves with the College Tutor of the specialty in which they wish to gain experience.
Number of taster days and application
- FY1: 5 days (maximum – taken from study leave allocation, study leave form not required, taster application form required).
- F2: 5 days (maximum – taken from study leave allocation, study leave form not required, taster application form required).
- The application form for Taster Experience is available on the Trust intranet under Support Services/Medical and Dental Education/Foundation.
- The Taster application form must be signed by the rota coordinator in the current specialty and countersigned by the College Tutor accepting/offering the taster experience.
Retrospective applications will not be considered.
Role of Foundation Leads. FY1 and FY2 lead tutors are required to attend Foundation LFGs
(Rajan Syal – DF1)
(Mike Amin – DF2)
Rajan Syal (dentist)
Fatima Husain (lead)
General Surgery & Urology
Obs & Gynae
OMFS & ENT
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Dr Kanaga Sinnathuray