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General Practice Trainees

GP training on the Isle of Man started in 2010.

Since then the programme has developed by expanding the number of training practices and offering more choice in hospital posts available.

We aim to provide a supportive and enjoyable experience of preparing for a career in Primary Care.

We hope the training will build your enthusiasm for your chosen specialty and lay the foundation for a fulfilling career.

Dates for your diaries:

Half day learning sessions. All Thursday pm, starting at 1.30pm in the Education centre at Keyll Daree, unless stated otherwise.

DateVenueAdditional information
26.4.18 Scott Foundation Room CSA role plays with Dr Fiona Baker
3.5.18 Gwynn Williams Room
Medical Education Centre
Dr Alapati, Respiratory Consultant
10.5.18 Gwynn Williams Room
Medical Education Centre
Dr Dashfield – pain management
14.6.18 Gwynn Williams Room
Medical Education Centre
Knowledge based session, Dr Ellis to co-ordinate
21.6.18 Manx Stroke Room CSA role plays with Dr Catriona Farrant

GP Trainers, contacts:

ContactLocationEmail address
Dr Peter Griffiths Peel
Dr Fiona Baker Palatine
Dr Helen Teare Peel
Dr Helen Freer Finch Hill
Dr Catriona Farrant Ballasalla
Rebecca Smith - GP Specialty School Manager Cheshire and Mersey Academy (knows everything about GP training, will be able to signpost you to others if required)

Alison Caldwell - Associate Dean GP HEE(NW), Cheshire and Mersey Academy (person who oversees our training scheme at the deanery)

Leanne Urwin Family Practitioner Services, 
Vocational Training Administrator

Out of Hours

GP trainees have to undertake and document 18 sessions of Out of Hours experience by the end of Training.

These take place at MEDS based at Noble's Hospital.

The contact for arrangin the sessions is Leanne Urwin.

Cervical Screening Training

Please see the Assessment guidelines in the downloadable documents.
To arrange attendance at a Cervical Screening theory course:

Carmel Farrell (Mrs) - Course Manager

Mersey Region Group for Health Training

University of Liverpool

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

2nd floor

Crown Street


L8 7SS

Telephone:+44 151 702 4102

Email:Send Email

Useful sources of information

NHS UK - General Practice Education in Health Education England working across the North West

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