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Tuesday 27th July 2010
   
Appointment of New NTP Trainers

The growth of training activity nationally has resulted in the appointment of additional trainers over the last few months to assist training centres with their training delivery on both an in reach, and out reach basis. In total, the NTP now has 47 active trainers delivering training through its 11 centres in England which supported by new appointments is on track to deliver in excess of 600 seperate training sessions over a 12 month period. The recent NTP Trainer appointments include:

South West
Three new trainers have recently joined the South West training team and include: Mark Cartmell, North Devon (See Photo), Nick Kenefick, Torbay Hospital and Steve Mansfield, Royal Devon and Exeter. The South West team now has 7 trainers, and 19 trainees located across the region.

North West
Simone Slawik based at Aintree Hospital, Liverpool has been appointed to assist the training activities of the 'North West' centre which encompasses two seperate training bases at Leighton Hospital Crewe, and Salford Royal, Manchester.  The North West is the most recent NTP training centre to open in early 2010, and currently has 6 registered NTP Trainees, with a further 7 pending registrations which would increase the size of this training centes activities substantially.

Bradford
Richard Slater from Rotherham General has joined the training team at Bradford lead by John Griffiths which now has 4 trainers. Richard will assist the training team with the delivery of both in reach and out reach training sessions for their 10 trainees.

Basingstoke/Frimley Park
David Edwards, Sarah Burton, Henry Tilney and Henry Dowson have been appointed to support the immersion course delivery, and NTP training programme at Basingstoke/Frimley Park.

For further information contact Laura Stapleton, National Training Programme Manager: laura.stapleton@lapco.nhs.uk