ST1 & 2 Training
Hospital training for General Practice (ST1) is provided in the following departments, all based in Tameside General Hospital :-
- A & E
- General Medicine
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- Medical Assessment Unit
You will have the following GP educational opportunities:
A named GP-Trainer from the first year of training.
Consultant supervisors dedicated to teaching specific parts of the MRCGP Curriculum. Consultant supervisors and GP-Trainers are aware of these learning objectives. (see individual jobs for more details) Click this link to access GP curriclum details
There is a weekly session in the Post Graduate Department every Thursday morning. The study leave for these sessions is top sliced from the 30 days per year. This leaves a total of 18 study days per year (or 9 per 6 months or 6 per 4 months).
You can use your study leave to attend training sessions for established GP Principles in Tameside. These are called TARGET sessions, and there are 10 every year (half a day each)
Departmental teaching programmes features many subjects highly relevant to General Practice training.