HEE North West School of Radiology


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HEE North West School of Radiology

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Bolton Foundation Trust

Training Lead

Dr Jo Balmer


Royal Bolton Hospital is a large and busy district general hospital, popular with trainees across all levels and specialities, located to the North West of Manchester (easy commute). Close working relationships with clinical colleagues with numerous MDTs and a ROS (duty Radiologist) system which ensures  a good patient centred approach to care. The radiology department itself comprises of 18 consultant radiologists well supported by secretarial and administrative staff. Reporting radiographers are well established.  The department operates a seven day working model.

Whilst a general department, special areas of interest include the opportunity for higher subspecialty training in both Nuclear Medicine and Breast Radiology.  Further subspecialty training is available in MSK, GI and also paediatrics.  Excellent training opportunities are afforded in this friendly, well established and busy department.