The Trent Foundation School covers a number of cities and counties in the rural East Midlands region – including Chesterfield and Derby in Derbyshire, Boston and Lincoln in Lincolnshire, and Mansfield and Nottingham in Nottinghamshire.
Hospital Trusts in the Trent Foundation School
There are eight hospital trusts in the Trent Foundation School covering a variety of locations and services. The only linked university in the area is the Nottingham University Medical School.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, including Chesterfield Royal Hospital;
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including Royal Derby Hospital;
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust;
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust;
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, including Grantham Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital, and Lincoln County Hospital;
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including King’s Mill Hospital;
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, including Nottingham City Teaching Hospital, and Queen’s Medical Teaching Centre.
In 2018, there were 285 posts available in Trent with a competition ratio of 0.56.
Successful applicants will be appointed to a two-year programme and have the opportunity to choose their F2 programme once they select their F1.
The Trent School doesn’t support linked applications at a programme level, but most hospitals are within reasonable distance of one another, but LTFT training is available to all trainees deemed eligible.
Academic Foundation Programme
The Trent and LNR Foundation Schools functions as a single Unit of Application called East Midlands. The UoA has 36 places available, with 12 within Trent, and a variety of programmes on offer – more details on which may be found here.