The process to become a GP or Rural Hospital Doctor starts with an online application. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will take place before offer letters are sent to successful applicants.

2017 applications closed

The 2017 application process for both GPEP and the DRHM training programmes have closed.

We anticipate to open the 2018 GPEP applications in March 2018.  

2017 GPEP application process (closed)

  • Interviews - We’ll be in touch about scheduling a face-to-face or skype interview once applications close on 31 March 2017. Interviews will be held in April and early May 2017.
  • Offers of placement - Offer letters will be sent to successful applicants by 21 July 2017.

Questions and help

If you have any issues or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our GPEP team at or give us a call on 04 496 5999