Explore Cardiff UniversityHomeAboutStudyResearchNewsEventsA-Z
image Cardiff Bay Showcase
image Portmeirion Showcase
image Rugby 001 Showcase
image Gower Bay Showcase
image Technium Showcase
image Tenby Showcase
image Ballet Showcase
image Mountain Biking Showcase
image Girl in Valley Showcase
image Caernarfon Castle Showcase

The BEST/BSAS awards 2013

A Call for Nominations

The Wales Deanery has recently launched the BEST/BSAS Awards 2013, (Information Leaflet below). The BEST Awards panel are calling for, in all specialties, trainees to nominate a General Practitioner, Consultant, Dentist or SAS Doctor who has, in their opinion, demonstrates excellence in the role of Educational Supervisor/Trainer in the last 12 months.

There are four categories as follows:

  • Primary Care BEST Award
  • Secondary Care BEST Award
  • Innovation in Education (SAS) Award
  • Clinical Service Innovation (SAS) Award

The winner of each category will be recognised at an Awards Dinner on the evening of 30 April 2014 in The Royal Welsh Collage of Music & Drama in Cardiff, where they will receive an award along with a £5,000 Medical Educational Bursary.

For further details on how to nominate please the attached leaflet.  Also attached is the link to the nomination form for you to complete.

To nominate..


We look forward to hearing from you shortly and thank you in advance for your interest.


Prof Derek Gallen

Postgraduate Dean


Latest Available Courses

Top Headline

'Skills for Trainees' - Wales Deanery delivered courses

The Wales Deanery's Medical Education Unit is offering the following one day courses on: Teaching Techniques Assessing Trainees in Clinical Settings


Introducing 'Skills for Trainees'

The Wales Deanery is no longer signposting  Skills for Trainees courses delivered by external providers. The courses provided internally will still be available. Please see details below.  


WIMAT Accreditation

The Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), based at The Wales Deanery, Cardiff University provides a wide range of postgraduate education and training for junior doctors through to consultants...


Cardiff Spinal Surgery Course for FRCS Orth and FRCS SN

This 2 day training course uses MCQs, clinical cases and VIVAs to prepare higher surgical trainees for their exit exams. The emphasis is very much placed on simulating exam conditions in a formative environment. Course...


Specialty Trainee Assessing Trainees in Clinical Settings

Helpful insight into evaluating assessment and providing feedback. This is a one-day course offered to all those involved in assessing trainees in clinical settings.

The course...