Acute Care Common Stem

Acute Care Common Stem training aims to provide trainees with a broad base of training initially in Acute Medicine, Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. During the first two years of this three year programme trainees will be exposed to Acute Medicine, Anaesthesia, and Emergency Medicine.  In their final CT3 year trainees will spend 12 months in their chosen sub-specialty. Following successful completion of this core training applicants will be able to compete in open competition for vacancies in Emergency Medicine, Acute Medicine and Anaesthesia that will be available nationally.


The Trusts offering rotations are as follows:

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Related Sites

ACCS Website

The Royal College of Anaesthetists

South West Training in Anaesthesia

The Association of Anaesthetists

British Association of Emergency Medicine

Royal College of Physicians

ICM Logbook (For those trainees undertaking their ICM blocks)