This page provides information on support for doctors on the Shropshire General Practitioner Vocational Training Scheme (GPVTS).
Doctors who join the Shropshire GPVTS are provided with a full training and education experience, led by the local Training Programme Directors (TPDs) and work, on a rotational basis, in the local acute trust and in General Practice.
Training Hub Offers
- Ad hoc/non-recurrent funding for additional, individual training and development
- Advice and support for Tier 2 doctors, particularly as they reach the end of their ST3 year and are seeing employment
- Support for seeking employment in local, STW practices
- Advice on moving from the GPVTS into working as a Locum in the STW area
For additional information on life as a GP Trainee click here for a link to the “Training to become a GP” pages on the NHSE/I GP Career Support Hub.
STW VTS Placement Team – Tim Eden and Harbaksh Singh
CCG Clinical Director – Dr Deborah Shepherd
CCG Clinical Lead for Workforce – Dr Ian Donnellan
GP Education Leads – Dr Melanie Thompson and Dr Damien Thompson
GP Mentor Leads – Dr Melanie Thompson and Dr Rachel
CCG Workforce Lead – Phil Morgan
STW Training Hub Lead – Sara Edwards