General Practice in FP Training

General Practice in Foundation Year 2

The Northern Foundation School supports experience in General Practice within the second year of the Foundation Programme (F2), achieved the Department of Health target of 55% of rotations including placement in General Practice in F2 from August 2006 and intends to maintain this in the future. The School has achieved this through working in partnership with Trusts and GP Practices to establish and maintain a network of training practices throughout the region. For further information about how GP placements in the Foundation Programme are structured and implemented, please contact: Dr Esther Sheard, her email address is 

GP Tasters

GP Tasters are available for current FP doctors. For details please read the application form and apply via the Foundation School.

For GP practices interested in F2 training:

Training F2 doctors is a rewarding experience, an impetus to your own learning and development. Close supervision is required to support trainees, especially at the start of their rotation, but training is a net contribution to what the practice can offer patients and there is a grant available. If you are a GP Practice within the Foundation School area who is interested in taking part in F2 training, please contact  Dr Esther Sheard, her email address is

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