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GP Mentoring

STW Training Hub – GP Mentoring Page

This page provides information on Opportunities for GPs to receive mentoring


Mentoring for STW GPs
  • Mentoring can be a really positive experience for GPs and can deliver a number of personal and organisational benefits including:
    • increased productivity and better time management
    • personal and professional development
    • increased job-related wellbeing, self-esteem and confidence
    • better work-life balance
    • preparation for the future and heightened career aspirations
  • Mentoring is available, free of charge, for any STW GP, including: 
    • Newly-qualified GPs on the GP Fellowship scheme
    • New partners on the New to Partnership Payment Scheme;
    • Locums who may need support to move into salaried roles;
    • Mid-career GPs make career choices including deciding to take on a partnership role;
    • GPs thinking of returning to the profession
  • Mentoring is provided in STW by locally-based, trained GPs  
Your mentor will: 
  • Hold full registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Meet the requirements for remaining on the NHS England GP Performers List and report to NHS England any concerns that might affect your status on the National Medical Performers List
  • Not be subject to interim suspension under section 41A of the Medical Act 1983
  • Currently be working at least three clinical sessions per week and available to conduct one additional session of mentoring per week


We have two GP Mentor Leads for our area: Dr Melanie Thompson and Dr Rachel Taylor.

If you are a GP working in STW and are interested in being mentored, as first point of contact, please email Eluned Eagle This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For all other enquiries about mentoring, please contact Phil Morgan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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