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Foundation Programme Directors

We have two Foundation Programme Directors based here in Fife.

Dr Surinder Panpher in charge of S06.
Associate Postgraduate Dean for Careers North of Scotland, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Dr Melvin Carew in charge of S08

You can contact Dr Panpher or Dr Carew by emailing


Teaching is delivered weekly
FY1 held every Tuesday 1 to 2 pm from August through to July
FY2 Teaching is held every Thursday 1 to 2 pm from August to May

Your teaching programme follows the UK Foundation Curriculum and the Scottish Foundation School teaching syllabus.

Currently being phased in is the NHS Fife Simulation Programme which was introduced in 20221-2022. Further information about and simulation and training on core procedures can be found under Clinical Skills & Simulation.