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Did you know… that Whitehaven is in The Lake District and Tees Valley is one of the most beautiful places in England!

The Northern Deanery comprises of four vocational training schemes, Durham Tees Valley, East Cumbria, Northumbria and West Lakes. The deanery lies south of the border with Scotland and covers Northumberland, Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Teeside and Cumbria.

This is a wonderful part of the country and you will undoubtedly enjoy a quality lifestyle throughout your training with us. There are abundant opportunities for outdoor pursuits (e.g. climbing, fell walking, sailing, horse-riding etc.), particularly in the beautiful Lake District, Northumberland National Park, Weardale, Teesdale and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The cities and towns of the region provide a range of historical and modern cultural experiences as well as hosting renowned football, rugby and cricket clubs.

See also...

Deanery websiteExternal link

Contact details

Direct dial 0191 275 4690
Reception Fax 0191 210 6401
[email protected]

GP Recruitment Co-ordinator
Northern Deanery; part of;
North East Strategic Health Authority
Waterfront 4
Newburn Riverside
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 8NY


All four programmes are of excellent standard but each has their own separate identity.

bullet East CumbriaExternal link
bullet NorthumbriaExternal link
bullet Durham and Tees ValleyExternal link
bullet West LakesExternal link


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