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The Northern General Hospital is one of the main teaching hospitals for the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. The NGH ED has a regular intake of medical undergraduate students from the University of Sheffield and nursing students from the University of Sheffield and the Sheffield Hallam University.

The department is heavily involved in the training of junior and senior nurses. Nursing courses that are held in the department include:
• Introduction to Emergency Medicine Nursing
• Minor Injuries Management for Nurses
• Nursing Assistant Practitioner Training programme

The Emergency Department have junior and senior trainees from:
• Foundation Year 2 (FY2)
• Acute Care Common Stem programme (ACCS)
• Core Medical Training programme
• General Practice Vocational Training Scheme (GPVTS)
• South Yorkshire Acute Medicine Training programme
• Yorkshire School of Emergency Medicine (South Yorkshire Rotation)

We occasionally have and welcome overseas/international trainees in Emergency Medicine and also trainees from other specialities.

If interested in Sheffield Emergency Medicine courses, please visit:


The Academic Department of Emergency Medicine at Sheffield has an excellent track record for research and innovation. The department enjoys closes links with the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and the Centre for Emergency Care Research (CURE), University of Sheffield.

Steve Goodacre is the ScHARR Director of Research and Khurram Iftikhar is the Emergency Department Research lead, working alongside two research nurses Anna Wilson and Sarah Bird. The Emergency Medicine Research team meet monthly

Emergency Medicine Research in Sheffield (EMRiS) is based in ScHARR which is one of the leading centres for health service research in the UK. The links with ScHARR have led to development of strengths in pragmatic clinical trials, economic evaluation, organisational research and evaluation of workforce issues. Academic clinical trainees are attached to a section of Health Services Research within ScHARR.

Recently completed portfolio studies include HALT-IT, OCTS, AHEAD, CRASH-3 and PRIEST. On-going portfolio studies currently include the FALCON study, CRYOSTAT-2, UK REBOA, VTEAM, PHEWS and REPHILL.



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