All Wales School of Emergency Medicine

Training the next generation of Emergency Physicians across Wales
The All Wales School of Emergency Medicine has the responsibility to develop, oversee and deliver the training of Doctors working in the Specialty of Emergency Medicine in Wales.

We work closely with the Wales Deanery & the Royal College of Emergency Medicine as well as the Health Boards in Wales to achieve this.

Please explore the site, then contact us if you would like further information on working in EM in Wales.

Latest News & Events

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) begins

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) begins

HEIW was established on 1st October 2018. It is a special health authority within NHS Wales created by bringing together three key organisations for health - the Wales Deanery, NHS Wales’ Workforce Education and Development Services (WEDS), and the Wales Centre for...

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AWAG Emergency Medicine Airway Course (EMAC)

AWAG Emergency Medicine Airway Course (EMAC)

Friday 12th October 2018, 0815 - 1715 Cochrane Building, UHW, Cardiff EM Doctors of all levels The All-Wales Airway Group (AWAG) is hosting their Emergency Medicine Airway Course this week in Cardiff.  It is a one-day course open to all Emergency Medicine trainees of...

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#EMTA18 Conference – Coming to Wales November

#EMTA18 Conference – Coming to Wales November

#EMTA18: Beyond the Breach. 27 - 28th November 2018 Mercure Hotel, Cardiff The EMTA conference is finally coming to Wales after several successful years touring the other capitals.  Get your tickets (only £195 for both days), get your leave booked, and get ready for a...

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Definition of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine is a field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioural disorders. It further encompasses an understanding of the development of pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medical systems and the skills necessary for this development.’

International Federation for Emergency Medicine, 1991

Emergency Medicine in Wales

University Hospital of Wales

A busy tertiary referral centre in the capitl city. Has all specialities on site inc Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery and PICU. The Helipad receives much of the trauma from EMRTS Wales.

Royal Gwent Hospital

A busy inner city DGH with a good reputation for teaching and clinical experience and has had good results from the recent GMC trainee and trainer surveys.

Morriston Hospital

Morriston is a busy Adult ED and Separate Paediatric ED involved in teaching Swansea University Graduate Entry Medicine students. With a wide mix of skills amongst the Consultant body

Nevill Hall Hospital

A rural DGH on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. Nevill Hall has a mixed take and receives some challenging cases from the rural / agricultural regions.

Prince Charles Hospital

A busy DGH at the Heads of the Valleys. Training is what we do; quality is where we aim; ultrasound gets us there.

Princess of Wales Hospital

A friendly DGH between Cardiff and Swansea. With a good reputation for teaching and learning opportunities.

Ysbyty Gwynedd

Bangor ED is home to our famous Clinical Fellow Scheme which has given us a complete middle-grade tier. There is no #MindTheRotaGap here! Middle grades are on an annualised hours

Maelor Hospital

Wrexham Maelor Emergency Department serves a mixed urban and rural extending into North, Mid Wales & Shropshire. The ethos in Wrexham ED has always been of Consultant/senior delivered care