Medical & Dental

Although the world is constantly changing our values haven’t. Patients are at the centre of all we do, and providing them with safe, effective care that meets, and even exceeds their expectations, is always our aim. Equally, we recognise that to deliver the best care, all our staff need to feel valued, be fully engaged in the planning and delivery of their services and feel empowered to bring about the change they see will benefit their patients.

Medical & Dental at Swansea Bay UHB

We hope anyone joining Swansea Bay UHB will fully avail themselves of the opportunities that exist to become involved in developing their skills and career, and support us in developing our services going forward.

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Career pathway

Teaching programmes and lunchtime meetings to support education and training, including:

  • Grand Round Educational Meeting
  • IMT Programme
  • IMT Simulation Training
  • FP2 Programme
  • FP1 Programme
  • MRCP PACES Teaching
  • GP Specialty Teaching Programme
  • Core Surgical Programme
  • Psychiatry Programme
  • Dedicated Trainers CPD Programme and Educators Days
  • QIP Day
  • Accredited Physician Associate CPD Programme
  • Undergraduate Specialty Teaching
  • Clinical Placements

Swansea Bay University Health Faculty Team for Medical Education

Swansea Bay UHB has a local Faculty Team that works with trainers and trainees alongside the medical education managers, in partnership with HEIW, to deliver postgraduate education of the highest quality. Our team mission is to “Inspire Excellence in Medical Education; Care for each other; Work together; Always improve.”

Career Planning and Resources

Local information and support regarding career planning can be obtained from your educational supervisor, college tutor and medical education teams. In addition, support is available from speciality-specific training programme directors, Royal College tutors and heads of school.  All of which is signposted through the medical education team.

SAS Education

The professional development of SAS doctors in Swansea Bay UHB is led by the SAS tutor appointed by HEIW to the health board. The health board also has an SAS advocate who reviews ways to improve engagement and support for our SAS doctors.

For those joining as a consultant, part of your induction programme will involve placement onto a bespoke consultant development programme, which will provide you with additional/enhanced skills for being a leader and manager.


As a health board we can offer you many benefits, these include:

  • Attractive Annual Leave Allowance
  • Study Leave Allowance
  • Support with your Appraisal & Revalidation
  • Support to undertake your CESR (subject to departmental requirements)
  • Full pension
  • Flexible working subject to service demands
  • Induction programme, both health board wide and departmental
  • Lease Car Options
  • A generous Relocation Package of up to £10k (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Library access
  • Dedicated Medical & Dental HR team
  • Dedicated Medical School links
  • E-learning
  • In-house Medical Bank Register

As one of our doctors you will join a team of clinical leaders working together to deliver our ambition and meet the expectations of the people we serve.

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Why choose Swansea Bay UHB for Medical & Dental careers?

As we believe staff are our best asset, we always encourage a healthy work life balance. We want those joining us to be confident about their career within Medical & Dental at Swansea Bay UHB.

A career with us gives you the opportunity to learn from the best and be part of the shaping of our future.  We pride ourselves with offering good quality care to both patients and staff; and with strong links to Swansea University (adjacent to our Singleton Hospital and which also overlooks Swansea Bay) we have many research opportunities along with innovation options to support in progressing the services we offer.

Our Education Centres are located across the health board providing postgraduate, undergraduate, dental and general entry medicine training for staff, as well as providing facilities for all areas of multidisciplinary education including nursing and corporate training.  Each centre is managed by a dedicated medical education team who ensure a high standard of medical and dental education is provided across Swansea Bay UHB. Each team is on hand to support colleagues to ensure they receive a positive experience during their time within the health board.

Each centre is equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment and video conferencing facilities, enabling us to provide the best quality education and training to students and staff.

Education Centres

  • Morriston
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Cefn Coed
  • Singleton

Clinical and Dental Skills Labs

Dedicated clinical skills labs for postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, and state-of-the-art dental skills labs are available in the education centre, Morriston Hospital.

Swansea Bay UHB has a faculty of lecturers from each specialty who are assisted by clinical teachers.  They support postgraduate and undergraduate teaching sessions alongside the regular programmes of teaching for both training and senior medical staff.

The health board supports a virtual corporate induction programme for trainees in addition to face-to-face departmental inductions delivered on the first day of the new rotation in February and August.

Swansea Bay UHB accommodates regular directorate teaching, weekly medical and dental teaching across sites, and weekly medical school teaching.


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There is a real sense of belonging at the
health board and in my local community