Being A Training Practice
The Birchwood Medical practice has been a training practice for over twenty five years training GP Registrars, Second Year Foundation doctors and student nurses. All the Partners and nurses are involved in training in the practice.
GP Registrars have graduated as doctors and wish to pursue a career in general practice. They are appointed to Lincoln Vocational Training Scheme for a three year period and spend sixteen months in hospital and twenty months in general practice.
They receive appropriate training and gain valuable experience with us and we believe our practice and our patients gain a lot from them as they bring with them to the practice up to date knowledge and techniques as well as a friendly enthusiasm.
It is normal to have three GP Registrars and a 2nd Year Foundation doctor in the medical practice working closely with their allocated GP trainer.
Occasionally you may be asked for your consent in taking a video of your consultation in order to assist them with training.
Student nurses are undertaking their RGN training with Lincoln University. Their placement is under the supervision of the practice nurses.