There are many exciting places to work as a GP. There are a wide
variety of different communities served by a range of different types of
Greater Manchester area
Sophisticated, stylish, stimulating, and streets ahead, Manchester is the
original 24-hour party city. From fine dining and chic hotels, to
cutting-edge clubs and bars and the world's most progressive music scene,
Manchester is the place to see and be seen.
There are also many great opportunities to train in the surrounding
Greater Manchester area, including Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Tameside,
Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham. Each of these is a town with its
own distinctive character, a wide variety of social and ethnic cultures
and some great sporting venues.
Lancashire is home to some of the country's favourite seaside resorts,
including Blackpool - Europe's biggest and brightest. Alternatively, for a
more rural retreat Lancashire boasts the Forest of Bowland, Ribble Valley
and Pendle Hill, all areas of renowned natural beauty.
The Lake District is inspirational at any time of year. From the spring
daffodils immortalised by Wordsworth to the golden cloak of autumn's
leaves, from sailing boats on sparkling summer lakes to the majestic
snow-capped fells of winter.
We offer a wide variety of GP Specialty Training Programmes. All are
complete 3 year training programmes, with some opportunities to train
flexibly. All our programmes provide a structured educational programme
throughout the three years. There is an excellent trainee network,
opportunities to be trained in all aspects of general practice and for
relevant assessments with support from the North West England Faculty of
the RCGP. All educational supervisors in the deanery have had training for
their role in the training programmes.
For young principals settling in the North Western Deanery we have an
established, highly regarded, two year University-accredited Professional
Educational & Development course, which builds on the foundation of GP
Specialty Training. All the programme directors, educators and trainers
are happy to speak to doctors interested and the Deanery can provide
For more information including deanery contacts please visit the