We would like to extend a warm welcome to all our Junior Doctors.
This page will inform and provide you with all the information we will require from you before you start at the trust. Please see below the 'New starter' section which will give you more information.
We are the Medical Workforce Team, you can find us in the Management corridor on Level A of the hospital. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 0830 to 1700 (excluding Bank Holidays), please feel free to visit us during these hours if you have any queries, or drop us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the Media browser at the bottom of this page you will find the following forms that we require you to complete
You will either need to 'Fill and Sign' using the Adobe App or print out-complete-scan back to us.
Please send all forms and required ID back in one email to email@example.com
With your induction pack you will be sent a temporary parking permit. This will allow you to park in Staff car parking areas for the first month. During this time you must apply for a parking permit via Trustnet and then start displaying your permit. A map of Trust car park locations can be found in the Media browser at the bottom of this page.
Trust induction will take place in the morning of your rotation date in the Education Centre. Local/departmental induction will take place in the afternoon of the same day. Details of induction programme will be sent by the Medical Education Team in due course.
As previously mentioned, your post is pensionable unless you opt out of the Pension Scheme, or you are ineligible to join. For further information please read the NHS Pension scheme guide here.
The historic and vibrant county town of Surrey. Situated in the centre of the county of Surrey in South East England, Guildford is just 27 miles south west of London and 37 miles north of Portsmouth. Guildford has all the richness and amenities of a city and yet remains compact enough to explore and enjoy with ease.
Guildford and the surrounding areas also offer many places of interest. In the streets and lanes around the cobbled High street, there awaits a wealth of history to discover including the castle built by William the Conqueror - Surrey's only Royal castle - and the house and grave of the author Lewis Carroll.
Location and Transport links
Guildford is within easy reach of Heathrow and Gatwick Airports both only around a forty minute drive away, and has a direct rail link to Gatwick. Guildford also has exceptional rail links to London with trains to London Waterloo taking just 40 minutes and running approximately every 15 minutes during peak time. Guildford also has excellent rail links to the South Coast (around 50 minutes by rail). Guildford is just 15 minutes from the M25 and is also served by the M3 and A3, Making Guildford the perfect spot from which to explore the whole of South East England.
Places to go
Shopping - Friary Shopping Centre, alongside a particularly good selection of stores situated on the picturesque and historic High Street. There is also a huge variety of smaller, independent and specialist shops.
Entertainment - Offering a rich variety of entertainment throughout the year, the Yvonne Arnaud theatre stages pre-and post-West end productions and G Live hosts everything from stand-up comedy to classical concerts by Guildford's own Philharmonic Orchestra.
A number of festivals are held from spring through to autumn, celebrating music, literature, arts and crafts and even cricket!
The wide range of activities available at The Spectrum Leisure Centre includes swimming, ice-skating and tenpin bowling, while the recently refurbished 1930's Lido is ideal for swimming outdoors in the summer months.
Guildford and the surrounding areas are home to a number of exceptional schools. The majority of primary and secondary schools in the area have either a Good or Excellent rating from Oftsted. Locally to the Royal Surrey County Hospital there are some excellent comprehensive schools including Queen Eleanor’s Church of England Junior School and Northmead Junior School, both of which were rated Good in their most recent Ofsted reports. Secondary schools in the area include Guildford County School and George Abbot School, all of which score well above the national average in passes achieved at GSCE.
Guildford also offers many options for Higher Education. Guildford College offers a broad range of courses from A-Levels to Access into Nursing Courses. The College of Law in Guildford, offers law degrees and post-graduate courses. Guildford also has a reputation for the arts with the Guildford School of Acting (which has recently merged with Surrey University), the Academy for Contemporary Music and the Italia Conte dance school all being based here.
Guildford is also home to Surrey University. Originally The Battersea Polytechnic Institute, the university moved to its current site and changed its name in 1966. The University of Surrey conducts extensive research on small satellites with its Surrey Space Centre and has strong links with the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Surrey University has a continuing and exciting programme of future development and expansion.