GP Specialty Training Scheme

The Blackpool training scheme has 35 training posts which includes general practice posts as well as acute specialties.  The trainees will rotate through four 6mth placements as ST1 and ST2 and attend mandatory GP teaching programme on Wednesday afternoons.  They will then complete their ST3 and final year of the scheme within the  general practice of their Educational Supervisor, attending a mandatory training programme on Wednesday mornings.

Training Programme Director - TPD

The TPD ensures that our training programme is sufficiently broad and balanced to meet the requirements for a Certificate of Completion (CCT).  He oversees the delivery of the GP curriculum in hospital posts and co-ordinates the educational programmes for trainee.  Two Educational Facilitators assist the GPST scheme and all are based at the Education Centre on a Wednesday.

TPD: Dr. Simon Ellwood,
Primary Care Educational Facilitators:  Dr. Allison Rees and Dr. Ruth Cronin
GPST Resourse Co-ordinator: Yvonne Coyle

If you wish to speak to Dr. Ellwood, or make an appointment to meet him, please contact Yvonne Coyle:
Tel: 01253  (9)55243