How to book a Short Course, Medical Elective or Observership

Booking a short course

To make a purchase simply select your chosen course and click the ‘add to cart’ button. Use the ‘continue shopping’ button to add further courses to your purchase. If you have a voucher to use please enter the code into the voucher code box and select the ‘update order’ button. If you are purchasing multiple courses and have more than one voucher to use you will need to place separate orders as only one code can be accepted per order.

When all your chosen courses have been added to your cart please select the ‘checkout’ button. If you have made an online purchase with us previously, please login with your username and password. If this is your first purchase with us you will need to create an account.

Once logged in to your account, please provide all details requested, choose your preferred payment method (request to pay by invoice or pay by credit/debit card), ensure you have ticked that you agree to the terms and conditions of the sale and check your order summary before selecting the ‘Proceed’ button to complete your purchase. Please note that individuals cannot pay by invoice, this option is allowed for NHS Trusts and other companies only. If you have opted to pay by credit/debit card you will be transferred to Worldpay to enter your card details.

Payment by credit card

Once your purchase is complete you will receive an on-screen order confirmation, you may wish to save this page for your reference. You will also receive an email confirming your purchase. Please check your junk folder if you do not receive this. Please email moorfields.courses@nhs.net with any queries about your booking.

Payment by invoice

If you have opted to pay by invoice you will receive an on-screen confirmation of request, you may wish to save this page for your reference. You will also receive an email confirming your request. Please check your junk folder if you do not receive this. Please email moorfields.courses@nhs.net with any queries about your booking.

You will also receive a further email which includes a ‘payment by invoice’ form for you to complete and return. The details requested on the form are necessary for us to raise your invoice. A purchase order number must be supplied. Your booking is not confirmed until this form has been returned and payment of the invoice must be made before the date of the course you have booked.

Booking on behalf of someone else

To book on behalf of someone else, please follow the process above and tick the box titled ‘Are you buying this course on behalf of someone else?’ Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a license for the course to assign to a nominated individual, who will then receive all course information to the email address you supply. Please note that this individual must fulfil any eligibility criteria for the course you have purchased.

Booking for multiple delegates

To book for multiple delegates simply increase the quantity in your shopping cart to the desired number of places. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive the appropriate number of licenses to assign to the nominated individuals, who will then receive all course information to the email addresses you supply. Please note that these individuals must fulfil any eligibility criteria for the course you have purchased.

Booking a Medical Elective Placement

Medical Electives are available at City Road (main site) and St George’s Hospital, Tooting, one of Moorfield’s outreaches. Electives placements can be booked for one week and up to four weeks, and exceptions can be made on the durations.

For those intending to enrol on to a Medical Elective placement, you will be required to provide by email a copy of your CV, a letter of recommendation from your medical school and your elective placement dates. Please contact the electives coordinator via: electives.moorfields@nhs.net.

Your application will be reviewed, if approved with agreed dates you will be requested to register to create an account and make the fee payment. Please do not purchase prior to discussion with the electives coordinator. After the payment has been received and processed, you will receive a learning agreement to read, sign and return and joining instructions.

Booking an Observership

Observerships can be booked in any service (or combination of services) for up to 8 consecutive weeks; however there is a maximum 2 week stay in Glaucoma and Medical Retina.

You will need to pre-register for each service for the dates you wish to attend. Simply select your chosen service and dates and click the ‘pre-register now’ button.

If you have made an online purchase with us previously, please login with the details you used originally. Otherwise, you will need to create an account to complete the pre-registration process.

You will be required to provide details on your Education, Employment, Experience, Training, and your preferred dates in the order of preference. You will also need to provide referees and any additional information to support your application.

We will review your application and if approved, you will receive notification via email which will include a payment link. Please note the payment link will remain valid for up to 72 hours to complete payment before your order is automatically cancelled.

After payment is received and processed, you will receive joining instructions for your observership.

For support and queries about observerships please email moorfields.observers@nhs.net