Hospitals on the Wessex Haematology rotation include:
- North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke
- The Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth
- Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
- Poole General Hospital, Poole
- Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
- Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury
- Southampton General Hospital, Southampton.
It is usual that trainees will spend two of their five years training at Southampton General Hospital, where specialist training in paediatrics and allogeneic transplantation is available.
The remaining three years will be spent at the other district general hospitals on the rotation. Specialist training starts with an introduction to laboratory practice and subsequently continues through a variety of posts, which will include:
- Core and special interest haematology, incorporating haematological oncology, transplantation, paediatric haematology, haemostasis and thrombosis and blood transfusion practice.
- Allow the trainee exposure to the broad range of diseases of the blood and bone marrow, both primary and secondary to other systemic disease.
- Permit haematology training in a range of different settings including an academic environment, a District General Hospital, and Paediatric Haematology and Blood Transfusion Units.