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Training Practices

All the GP Trainers in the Programme have been trained in medical education to a high standard, attend regular training workshops, and often contribute to the teaching programme. They are supported and appraised by the Programme.

The Trainers are working in the Training Practices attached to the Programme. Training practices with more than one Trainer may have more than one GP Trainee placed with them at any one time.


Distington:            Distington Surgery:                  Dr Heather Naylor, Dr Helen Horton

Whitehaven:          Mansion House Surgery:            Dr Rick Tranter, Dr Carys McGowan, Dr Tom Gallagher

Maryport:              Maryport Health Services:         Dr Mark Steel

Seascale:               Seascale Health Centre:            Dr Tim Sowton

Egremont:             Westcroft House Surgery:          Dr Celia Heasman

Workington:          James St Group Practice:           Dr Vicky Jay, Dr Jennifer Law, Dr Rebecca Hassall

                              Oxford St Surgery:                    Dr Jenny Lyall

Cockermouth:        Castlegate & Derwent Surgery:  Dr Mark Kingham


Alston:                   Alston Medical Practice:             Dr Michael Hanley

Aspatria:               Aspatria Medical Group:            Dr Julie Saxton

Brampton:             Brampton Medical Practice:        Dr David Low, Dr Liz Borlase

Caldbeck:              Caldbeck Surgery:                     Dr Natalie Hawkrigg

Carlisle:                Carlisle Healthcare:                    Dr Andy Edgar, Dr Helen Lawrence, Dr Rob Westgate and Dr Sam Frost

                             Spencer Street Surgery:             Dr Maggie Beazley, Dr Elena Saw

                             Eden Medical Group:                   Dr Georgina Coakley

Low Hesket:         Court Thorn Surgery:                  Dr Iain Grainger

Haltwhistle:          Haltwhistle Medical Group:          Dr Rebecca Adamson, Dr Joanna Shaw

Keswick:               Castlehead Medical Centre:         Dr Peter Hemingway, Dr Tim Hooper

Langholm:            Langholm Health Centre:             Dr Jeanne Taudevin

Penrith:                Birbeck Medical Group:                Dr Ian Pritchard, Dr Chris Staines

Kirkby Stephen:   Upper Eden Medical Practice        Dr Matt Galea

Kirkbride:              The Croft Surgery                       Dr Josephine hewson

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