Supporting trainees

There are dozens of training programmes situated across the UK aimed at trainees interested in enrolling on core and higher training placements and special interest sessions.

Not all training schemes are able to offer placements in eating disorders and we appreciate your input to keep our list up to date.

If you are aware of any additional training posts in eating disorders or if you can see any inaccuracies in the list, please complete and return the training placement form.

Schemes offering experience at CT1-3 level:

Schemes offering experience at SpR/ ST4-6 level:

  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 - inpatient, day patient and outpatient
  • Cambridge - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 in child and adolescent psychiatry (inpatient and outpatient experience) and 1 SpR/ ST4-6 in eating disorders
  • Cheshire - 1 ST4/6
  • Edinburgh - 2 x SpRs/ ST4-6
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Eating Disorders team - 3 part-time posts 
  • Institute of Psychiatry - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Leicester - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Leeds - 1 SpR/ ST4-6 post
  • Norwich - Dr Kiran Chitale
  • Newcastle - 1 SpR/ST4-6 – inpatients and outpatients
  • Oxford - Possibility of SpR
  • Royal Free Hospital CAMHS eating disorders service, London
  • St Ann’s Eating disorder service, London - 2 x SpR/ ST4-6 posts
  • St George’s Eating disorder unit - 1 SpR/ ST4-6
  • Vincent Square, London - 1 SpR.

Special interest sessions:

  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham
    Special interest sessions available.
  • Cambridge
    With eating disorder service and in Child and Adolescent psychiatry – 0.5 sessions outpatient experience.
  • Cheshire
    Special interest sessions available
  • Great Yarmouth and Waveney
    Dr Jacobus Hamelijnck
  • Leeds
    Special interest sessions available. They also offer psychotherapy supervision to SHOs.
  • Leicester
    Special Interest sessions available. Contact. Dr Jon Arcelus
  • Newcastle
    Outpatient special interest sessions available.
  • Nottingham
    Outpatient special interest sessions available.
  • Oxfordshire (Marlborough, Wiltshire)
    Inpatient special interest sessions available. Contact: Christine Vize
  • Royal Free Hospital CAMHS eating disorders service, London
  • South East Scotland
    NHS Forth Valley and an Anorexia Nervosa Intensive Treatment Team in NHS Fife which are part of the South East Scotland Eating Disorders Network.
  • Tayside
    Tayside Eating Disorders Service can offer special interest sessions to local trainees. For more information, contact Dr Lesley Dolan at:
  • Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys
    Possibility of special interest within a nurse run eating disorder service.
  • Vincent Square, London
  • Warwick.
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