PGGP is a three month attachment in general practice for postgraduate year two and three house surgeons.
Most trainees will be placed in rural general practices, but some provincial general practices and selected rural hospitals are also available.
The programme provides one-on-one teaching from a GP teacher, regular facilitated teleconferences with the other trainees on the programme, and plenty of hands-on experience.
The learning environment is supportive and stimulating, and the programme is popular and well evaluated by trainees and teachers alike. For more information please refer to the Information for Applicants document below.
Where the number of applications exceed places available, the following selection criteria will apply:
You will receive a tax-free training bursary, and a travel and accommodation allowance may also be available.To be eligible for Ministry of Health funding, you need to:
NB: Those in their fourth postgraduate year, or later, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Availability of teachers can vary from year to year. The programme considers a number of factors before matching registrars with teachers.
View a list of the rural teaching practices here:
The College’s Tumuaki Māori (GPEP Māori Director) is available for information and support for Māori and Pacific doctors.
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|2012 - 2013 PGGP Information for Applicants||29.1 KB|
|2013-14 Application form||98.2 KB|
|Postgraduate Generalist Placement Education Programme Handbook||192 KB|