Information for Prospective Applicants

We recently filmed both past and present GPSTs, who discussed what potential applicants can expect from GP training in the North West:

Fascinating Medicine - Our GPSTs describe their own experiences of the varied, interesting medicine encountered and the rewards of working with patients, communities and teams of health care professionals

Outstanding One to One Training - GP specialty training across the North West offers high quality teaching, excellent training and personalised support within training programmes and GP practices

Exciting Career Opportunities - A career in General Practice offers choice on all levels including flexible working patterns, where you work and the chance to pursue special interest areas and undertake leadership qualifications

Please follow the links below to discover some of the specific options available to you, either during training or at the postgraduate stage:


Academic Fellowship

Post Graduate Certification in Medical Leadership

North West Leadership School

Other opportunites include working as a GwPsi (GP with special interest), Clinical Commissioning Groups, Postgraduate teaching and training for Health Education England & RCGP roles in MRCGP assessment, working for Local Authorities and working groups.

GP's often become leads for different clinical areas within their own practice. For example: Women's Health, Respiratory Medicine or Child Health.