Welcome to the Education Department    

Welcome to the Education Centre Web Pages. These web pages are to help you readily access information about all the various facilities within the Education Centre, educational opportunities both internal and external and to share information development and best practice.

The Education Centre and its staff provide education and training opportunities for all staff employed within the Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This includes all professional staff groups and those staff groups providing ancillary support or enabling the Trust to deliver its core business of providing health care. The team also provides support for a number of professions external to the Trust, based within the North Derbyshire Health and Social Care community.

Through these web pages we hope to provide relevant information in a timely fashion. Enabling Trust staff to have access to information which will allow them to make appropriate use of the opportunities, development and education available to all employees of the Trust. Integral to the work within the Education Centre are Knowledge Management Services and Research and Development. Links to the Research and Development pages and Library Service pages for the Trust are made available through this site.

We would encourage all staff to visit our pages and would welcome any feedback on these web pages. Please direct any comments or ideas to: Elaine Woodhall-Windle, Administration and Workforce Planning Coordinator, on extension 2211.

The Education and Workforce Development unit is led by:

  • Dr Maxine Simmons - Senior Matron Practice and Professional Development
  • Dr Iain Dods - Director of Medical Education