Norwich Surgical Training & Research Academy
NorSTRA is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. At NorSTRA we are committed to offering excellent surgical training and research opportunities to support trainees, consultants and allied health professionals.
Surgical training and educational resources
NorSTRA provides surgical education, training and research experience in the various sub-divisions of gastrointestinal surgery as well as thoracic surgery. Our departments have amongst the highest volume of cases within the UK as well as experienced faculty.
Upper gastrointestinal surgery encompasses oesophagogastric as well as hepatobiliary surgery. Our faculty are highly experienced within teaching and training advanced laparoscopic surgery for these disciplines.
The colorectal department is one of the busiest in the UK and provide a range of laparoscopic procedures for both benign and malignant disease. Our experienced faculty have led on a number of courses for colorectal disease.
GENERAL / EMERGENCY
The emergency department provides a consultant led service for the range of adult surgical gastrointestinal emergencies. The department is increasingly busy and supported by a large critical care complex as well as interventional radiology service.