Paediatrics at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

2 positions available per year.


Fellowship programme in paediatric/congenital cardiothoracic anaesthesia.

Offers experience in perioperative care of the child with congenital heart disease, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mechanical support (ECMO and VAD) and cardiopulmonary transplantation as well as paediatric thoracic surgery, paediatric cardiac intensive care and perioperative care of the adult with congenital heart disease.

As well as time in theatres, catheterisation laboratory and intensive care, fellows will be given structured tutorials on congenital lesions and will receive further eduction through the year. Research, audit and teaching are encouraged and there are weekly departmental meetings. Fellows with an interest in TOE will be encourage to persue this.


Contact: Dr Jon Smith


Telephone: 0191 233 6161

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