East of Scotland
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- Application & Interview process: Formal application & interview process
Trainees interested in Pain Medicine are encouraged to discuss their pain career with their RA in Pain Medicine during their basic or intermediate anaesthetic training in order to begin Higher Pain Training.
Appointment to Advanced Pain Training is by a formal application process. Posts are advertised nationally in the BMJ; candidates are interviewed by 2 Pain Medicine Consultants and 1 Anaesthetic Consultant on general political and topical pain issues as well as their ideas for audit and research. All Advanced Paining Training candidates must have completed Higher Pain Training by the proposed APT start date.