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East Midlands

Clinical Pharmacology

If you're looking for a high quality Clinical Pharmacology programme, the East Midlands is the perfect place to train. Offering superb facilities and great opportunities, you'll be able to develop your career in one of the country's most vibrant regions.

With rotations designed to give you a stable home life, you'll benefit from a popular and highly rated training scheme while also enjoying all that the East Midlands has to offer. Keep reading to find out more.

The East Midlands offers a superb Clinical Pharmacology training programme

The East Midlands is centred around the University cities of Nottingham and Leicester with Derby, Northampton, Lincoln and Loughborough all close by.

When you train in Clinical Pharmacology in the region you'll benefit from excellent facilities for both laboratory and clinical research. The region is a leader in the field of heart failure and non-invasive cardiology and you'll join a team with a strong reputation for excellence in both patient care and clinical trials.

You'll also benefit from strong links with regulatory bodies such as MHRA and NICE. You'll gain an insight into how these organisations work as well as benefit from the opportunity to attend committee meetings and learn about policy and drug regulation.

The East Midlands programme also makes it possible for you to train in Clinical Pharmacology alongside another medical specialty, oncology or general practice.

Lots of academic and medical education opportunities

As well as excellent lab and clinical research facilities, when you train in the East Midlands you'll also benefit from strong academic links to the University of Leicester, one of the UK's top 25 Universities.

With strong links to clinical trials at University of Leicester and Glenfield Hospital you'll also have plenty of opportunity to be involved in important research. And, close links to medical education mean that you can also develop your teaching and classroom skills.

The East Midlands offers a superb work/life balance

One of the main reasons why trainees love the East Midlands is because it offers a superb work/life balance. The major towns and cities in the region are easily accessible from each other meaning that you won't be forced to move home or to commute long distances to work. And, with opportunities across the region you can find a facility offering training in your chosen area without having to travel far.

"Forever associated with Robin Hood, a sheriff and green tights... Nottingham is a dynamic county capital with big-city aspirations, fascinating historical sights and a buzzing music and club scene..." - Lonely Planet

The East Midlands also offers a huge choice of social activities and days out. These include:

  • World-class sport - watch Test cricket, Premier League football and the British Grand Prix. With loads of high quality facilities including the National Ice Centre, Derby Velodrome and the National Watersports Centre there are also lots of opportunities for participation
  • Beautiful countryside - spend a day in Sherwood Forest, exploring the Peak District, sailing on Rutland Water, walking the Northamptonshire canals or admiring the Lincolnshire coast
  • Arts, music and theatre - the region boasts the UK's longest running comedy festival, world-class concert and theatre venues, a thriving local music scene and countless comedy clubs
  • Days out - the East Midlands boasts hundreds of great days out. Visit the King Richard III Visitor's Centre, Lincoln Cathedral, the Derby Museum and Art Gallery, the National Space Centre and Rockingham Castle

For more information, speak to our Training Programme Director:

Nigel Langford -