Key features of your GP training programme in North Cumbria:
A 3 year training programme starting in August or February (see how to apply).
An opportunity to discuss your learning needs and preferences before your rotation is allocated.
Six-month initial period and a six-month final period in a selected teaching practice.
An Integrated Training Post (ITP) or an additional six months GP in a different teaching practice.
18 months of 3 x six-month hospital posts.
A Regional Teaching Programme, which occurs each Wednesday afternoon during University term time and continues through the three-year training period.
Flexible programme allowing for shorter attachments and part-time "flexible training" appointments if appropriate.
Opportunity to develop a special interest during training.
Opportunity to take time out of programme.
Opportunity to apply for an Extended ITP leading to a 3.5 yr training programme.
Attendance at Postgraduate Meetings and courses is encouraged. All GP Trainees who enter GP Training will be required to sit the MRCGP examination.
“What I really valued about being a trainee here was the flexibility and involvement in planning my rotation based on my individual needs”
“There is a sense of community and camaraderie within small group teaching and in the hospital and GP posts”