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

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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