GP Trainees & International GPs

We’re collating useful resources for GP Trainees and for those new to General Practice in England. If  you are looking for information that is not shown below, please do get in touch, you can email us at

Wellbeing: Focus Group for International Colleagues

Have you moved to the UK to work within health, social care or the voluntary sector within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough?

A good number of our healthcare and social care staff are internationally recruited staff. We know, moving to a new country is not easy for everyone and we need your help to ensure we are meeting the needs of our international colleagues. C&P Staff Support Hub would like to invite all the internationally recruited healthcare, social care, and local authority third-sector staff to our focus group.

Join us on 30 November 2022, from 13:00 – 14:30 to share your lived experience.

Who is it for?

Current internationally recruited staff (presently in post)​, incoming internationally recruited staff (new starters)​. All professional groups including medics/dentists​. All ICS organisations including local authority and third sector.

This session is open to all those working in health, social care, the voluntary sector or not-for-profit sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Ukraine Refugee Doctors & Medical Students Arriving in the UK

Download useful advice for doctors and medical students arriving in the U.K. under the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Visa Scheme, written by Martin Schmidt, Head of School of Psychiatry in KSS.

Ukraine Refugee Doctors/Medical Students Guide (ENGLISH)

Ukraine Refugee Doctors/Medical Students Guide (UKRAINIAN)

EoE Primary Care School - GP ST4 Education Fellowship

Open to all current GPST3 due to CCT. An interesting opportunity for senior GP trainees to develop quality improvement and educational leadership skills whilst continuing clinical development in a supportive environment.
Closing date: Sunday 22nd May 2022​​​​​​​

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EoE Primary Care School - International Trainee Support Fellowship

Open to GPs in their first 5 years of qualifying. A fantastic opportunity for newly qualified GPs to contribuite to supporting international trainees throught their training.
Closing date: Sunday 22nd May 2022

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Placements in Primary Care

General Practice is particularly suited to supporting the development of healthcare students due to the wide range of learning opportunities and types of patient contact that take place in this clinical setting. It is also a great setting to support the development of staff and provide opportunities to upskill through many programmes.

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GMC Welcome to UK Practice Workshops

Free workshop designed to support doctors new to the UK. Adapting to UK practice can be difficult for any doctor, regardless of where you're from or how experienced you are.

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CAP CCG Tier 2 Sponsorship Information

Web page with overview of Tier 2 Sponsorship for practices and contact details for IGPR Project Support if you have any questions or would like some support with the process.

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Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship: Planning for Post-CCT

Working with Regional teams, HEE, RCGP and the BMA, the Primary Care Workforce Team is implementing a joint strategy on visa sponsorship to enable regions, practices and GP Trainees to prepare for the July/August CCT dates. As part of this, RCGP has published a fact sheet for sponsored ST3s on their blog.

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HEE EoE Leadership Ladder

HEE EoE are in the process of building a new online leadership development platform for Postgraduate Medical Trainees which can be accessed using our new digital learning site ‘Bridge’. This platform will contain online, interactive, junior-doctor specific modules covering three fundamental aspects of leadership: leadership theory, myself as a leader, and leadership in practice.

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The Transition Project

The Transition into The Workforce Project: 18 months funding to offer extra support to International Medical Graduates (IMGs), to allow smooth transition into GP training and into the GP workforce, hopefully in the East of England.

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GP Study Leave

HEE EoE website for information, guidance and policy.

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A Day in the Life of a GP

Funding is now in place to recruit even more healthcare professionals, enabling the formation of more dynamic, responsive, multi-skilled teams, each able to contribute to improved approaches to patient care using their own unique skills and influence. This NHS video gives an insight into what it’s like to work as a GP.


Supported Return to Training

The HEE SuppoRRT initiative aims to ensure all trainees are clinically confident and fully supported when returning to training following a sustained period of absence. HEE EoE is committed to offering a opportunities in order to support the return to clinical practice including structured planning, enhanced shadowing and access to additional funding for courses.

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