Mersey Deanery is one of two organisations in the NHS North West region responsible for the facilitation, commissioning and management of postgraduate medical and dental education and training of doctors and dentists.
Through the effective deployment of the Multi Professional Education and Training Levy (MPET), Mersey Deanery promotes and organises high quality education for doctors in training and funds the running costs of Postgraduate Education Centres in NHS Trusts.
The Deanery also provides continuing professional development for consultants with supervisory roles. By agreement with the North Western Deanery, Mersey commissions and manages the training of specialty trainees in Public Health and Specialist Trainees in Public Health. The two Postgraduate Deaneries in the North West region are linked to the medical schools in Liverpool and Manchester Universities.
The Postgraduate Medical Dean is Professor David R Graham MD, FRCP, FFSEM. He is supported by a team of Associate Postgraduate Deans and Head of Business Development and Strategy.