ST1 & 2 Training

Hospital training for General Practice (ST1) is provided in the following departments, all based in Tameside General Hospital :-

  • Paediatrics
  • A & E
  • General Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • ENT
  • OrthoGeriatrics
  • 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


Study Leave

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.