Please note, these pages are currently under development – if you would like assistance please contact us and we will be pleased to help:

This content is aimed at enabling Trainers to fulfil their role. It is particularly directed at Clinical and Educational Supervisors within the secondary care setting.

We ensure our trainers (Faculty) are trained and able to undertake their role is of high priority to us as an organisation, and for the GMC as the regulator.

For all information on Faculty Development and Education events, please contact the Faculty Development SW team:

This part of the site will guide you to understand our strategy, the training available, and the application process for courses, provide links to other information, and address frequently asked questions (FAQs). Your comments and feedback would be welcomed to allow us to improve its content and presentation - please email the Faculty Development team with your comments.

We also run a number of masterclasses for senior educators.

Masterclasses for Senior Educators


An academic series of master classes mainly held at Deanery House on topical and emerging areas of medical education for the Deanery faculty. They are open to the South West Educational Team, Accredited Educational Supervisors and Educators in all Schools and Trusts. Global and nationally important speakers and local experts will be invited to present.


Faculty development for senior educators in Severn & Peninsula Postgraduate Medical Education to assist in creating a consistent understanding about important current developments and issues affecting medical education.

Mission Statement

Our aim is to ensure that all trainers have sound educational and clinical supervisor training to fulfil core medical responsibilities in keeping with good medical practice and they feel skilled in supporting their trainees. Ensuring our trainers are trained and able to undertake their role is of high priority to us as an organisation and for the GMC as the regulator. We are proud that the South West is consistently rated highly in the annual GMC training survey.

Faculty Development regularly updates training and events according to feedback and as part of its training needs analysis (TNA) every five years.