Take the next step in your career and become a GP or Rural Hospital Doctor. Here you can find out more about the different training pathways.

Become a GP

Enter a world of general practice; a world where you take pride in your healthy patients, new health problems can be tackled head on and you can foster a healthy work-life balance. 

The general practice education programme (GPEP) is the pathway to a specialist career as a general practitioner.

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Become a Rural Hospital Doctor

As a Rural Hospital Doctor, you will be challenged to work across a wide range of clinical presentations and focus on secondary care. 

The Rural Hospital Training Programme teaches core components and specific skills to tackle the wide range of hospital situations in a rural context.

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Profiles and stories

Take a peek at the day in the life of a GP and Rural Hospital Doctor.

The College has compiled a number of profiles and stories to illustrate the life of a GP. These doctors are leaders in their communities, forming strong relationships with their patients and living life to the full.

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