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We are the Local Office for Health Education England
covering Milton Keynes, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and
Our vision is:
“To ensure the delivery of effective workforce planning
and excellent education and training to develop a highly capable,
flexible and motivated workforce that delivers improvements in
health for the population of Thames Valley.”
Our address: Chancellor
Court, John Smith Drive, Oxford Business Park, Oxford OX4 2GX (new
address as of 10 October 2016).
Telephone: 01865 785500, or
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org follow
The Thames Valley Local Office (previously
referred to as the department of Postgraduate Medical and Dental
Education or Oxford
coordinates the delivery and funding of postgraduate medical and
dental education in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and
Berkshire. A map of the area we cover with the main hospital
sites is available by clicking on the link at the foot of the
We come under the umbrella of Health Education England to
support training and development for the multi professional
the Thames Valley region of England and look after 2350
medical and dental trainees.
The local office is working to improve the quality of
patient care by ensuring that we produce doctors and dentists who
are educated, trained and motivated to play their part in a first
class modern health service.
Being part of Health Education England allows
the local office to take advantage of economies of scale
and reduce duplication of effort to ensure the most efficient use
of budget. It also enables us to develop a range of broader
regional initiatives to benefit both the quality of education and
training and patient
care across the Region.
The local office has retained its own identity and continues to
have strong links with the University of Oxford with which
we have set up a Clinical Academic School.
It also has a well established and highly regarded Professional
Support Unit which looks after doctors in difficulty.
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