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Programme Outline

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”

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