Choosing Wales for your medical career means superb facilities, an innovative health service, a supportive environment and well organised training schemes.

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Running over 50 specialty training programmes, we take pride in providing excellence and innovation in medical and dental postgraduate training to ensure quality care and patient safety in Wales.

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Medical Education Courses

Supporting clinicians with educational roles and responsibilities, ranging from teaching techniques to Masters degrees in Medical Education, and by undertaking healthcare educational research and development.

Medical Education Section

Dental Postgraduate Training and Education in Wales

The dental postgraduate section supports postgraduate education and training for the whole dental workforce in Wales

Dental Postgraduate Training & Education

Revalidation Support Unit

The overall purpose of the Revalidation Support Unit (RSU) is to support and improve professional standards through revalidation, appraisal and CPD.

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General Practice Specialty Training

Wales offers unparalleled variety in local environments giving you the opportunity to choose from a life in a bustling city centre to rural communities with spectacular views to life by the sea.

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Education Contract

The Wales Deanery have introduced a pioneering Education Contract which means that junior doctors in Wales will be the first in the UK to get ring-fenced time for learning written into their working week.

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2016 GMC National Training Surveys

The GMC National Training Surveys for 2016 ran from 22/03 – 11/05. The annual surveys provide an opportunity for trainees & trainers to provide feedback on the training environment in which they work.

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The Wales Deanery delivers excellent and innovative postgraduate medical and dental education for Wales. It provides nearly 3,000 training grade doctors and dentists across Wales with access to high quality postgraduate facilities and educational support so that they can achieve their career aspirations, whilst ensuring high quality care and patient safety in Wales.

Funded by the Welsh Government, the Wales Deanery works in partnership with local health boards and NHS trusts in Wales. Ongoing investment provides some of the most modern medical and dental educational facilities within the UK, whilst leading edge education research activity within the Wales Deanery is of national and international excellence.

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08:30 - 17:30 Mon - Fri

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+44 (0)29 2068 8026

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Rydym yn cynnal dros 50 o raglenni hyfforddi arbenigol ac yn ymfalchïo mewn darparu rhagoriaeth ac arloesedd mewn hyfforddiant meddygol a deintyddol ôl-raddedig er mwyn sicrhau gofal o ansawdd a diogelwch cleifion yng Nghymru.

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Mae Deoniaeth Cymru yn ymfalchïo yn y ffaith ei bod yn meithrin diwylliant cynhwysol a chefnogol ar gyfer ei staff a’i hyfforddeion. Mae gennym brosesau cynhwysfawr ar gyfer ymdrin â meddygon sy’n wynebu anawsterau, mae boddhad cyffredinol hyfforddeion yng Nghymru gyda’r gorau yn y DU, ac mae nifer o bryderon ynghylch hyfforddiant yn cael eu datrys cyn iddynt effeithio ar ddiogelwch cleifion, o ganlyniad i’n dull graddedig yn seiliedig ar risg o ymdrin â phryderon hyfforddeion a’n proses ymweld.

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Latest events




The Annual Medsoc event takes place at the Michael Griffiths Education Lecture Theatre on the evening of the 24 January commencing in the lecture...




The Dental Postgraduate Section are holding a Radiation Protection Training (IRMER) course on Friday, January 27, 2017.                The target...




Postgraduate Centre, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Careers Drop in Session, 12noon-1pm A free, confidential drop in session for all grades of trainees (...

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A major new campaign to promote Wales as an excellent place for doctors, including GPs, and their families, to train,...
The Wales Deanery, Welsh Government and Welsh Health Boards and Trusts have introduced a pioneering Education Contract...
Applications are being sought for a prestigious, fully-funded, full-time ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (...

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