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To speak to our GP recruitment team, please email medicalrecruitment.em@hee.nhs.uk or alternatively phone: 0115 823 3300. To speak to the National Recruitment office, please submit a query via their website.

Where possible our aim is to give all trainees their first choice of locality programme, accommodate couples by placing them together and take into account other factors such as geography, health, family etc. 

However, at this stage of the recruitment process we also need to bear in mind other factors including the needs of the local population, patient safety and also the mix of trainees in any one programme.  So, it is possible that we may have to allocate successful candidates to a secondary choice of programme area.  

We also offer a chance for trainees to go out of programme to South Africa, improved access to GP teaching when in hospital placements and to increase the opportunities to undertake Innovative Training Placements (ITPs) in the ST2 year. 

Upon completing your General Practice training, there will also be the opportunity to undertake post CCT fellowships in areas such as palliative care, psychiatry and public health.

As a GP specialty trainee you will be assigned to one of our wide variety of placements ranging from inner city, ethnically diverse, practices through to leafy suburban and charming rural settings. We have a diverse and experienced training team who, with our varied half and whole day release programmes are able to help you to develop not only the skills you need to pass the examinations but also an excellent grounding to launch you into the challenging and complex world of primary care.

This year we have some exciting new projects to offer. The first is based around a large health centre where a different style of programme delivery will address even more closely your individual learning needs, while incorporating input from a diverse range of teachers.In addition we are looking to recruit a small group of trainees who, through a 4 year programme, will be able to develop skills in clinical teaching in addition to completing their GP training.

The East Midlands is the ideal place to undertake your GP training. Not only do you have a wide range of programmes to choose from but you're also in a vibrant and thriving region with world-class sport, art, drama and music. And, it is just 90 minutes from London.

Our programmes give you an initial 20 months in a variety or urban and rural practices, meaning you benefit from more GP time than elsewhere in the country. And, because of the unique geography of the reason, you won't have far to travel to each of your placements.

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in the East Midlands, having had a wide range of clinical experiences, networking with many influential people as well as taking part in opportunities such as the GP annual conference in Liverpool." - Pritesh Mistry, GP Trainee

More choice and more high quality GP programmes for you to choose from

Our aim is to give you as much choice as possible. For example, when you apply to develop your GP career in the East Midlands we aim to ensure you're placed in your first choice of location. You can find out more about these locations below.

A diverse and experienced training team will help you to develop not only the skills you need to pass the examinations but also give you an excellent grounding to launch you into the challenging and complex world of primary care. A varied half and whole day release programme also supports your development.

You will also benefit from improved access to GP teaching when in hospital placements and from increased opportunities to undertake Innovative Training Placements (ITPs) in the ST2 year. You'll even have the chance to go out of programme to South Africa.

And, once you've completed your General Practice training, you will also have the opportunity to undertake post CCT fellowships in areas such as palliative care, psychiatry, medical education and public health.

Train in some of the most vibrant and beautiful areas in the UK

The East Midlands is a vibrant and diverse region offering everything from two of England's top ten cities to some of the most beautiful rural locations in the country.

As a GP specialty trainee you will be assigned to one of the wide variety of placements in the region. These range from ethnically diverse, inner city practices through to leafy suburban and charming rural settings across the region. Choose from programmes in:

  • Chesterfield - Just 12 minutes by rail from Sheffield, this charming town is home to one of the biggest open-air markets in Britain. Famed for its crooked spire it is also on the doorstep of the Peak District, the UK's first National Park
  • Clumber Park - Based around the market towns of Retford and Worksop, this semi-rural location is close to Sheffield and Nottingham and just minutes from the National Trust's beautiful Clumber Park
  • Derby - England's most central city is undergoing a £2 billion transformation. With dozens of beautiful public parks, a brand new retail centre and a surprising variety of film, drama, art and dance venues, it is one of the cultural hubs of the East Midlands
  • Leicestershire - This diverse and vibrant county offers everything from top-class rugby union to the biggest Diwali celebrations outside India. Just 67 minutes from London by train, Leicester is the home of King Richard III and the county boasts the National Space Centre and the UK's only double-track heritage railway
  • Lincolnshire - Coastlines and countryside are never far away and the delightful market town of Boston and the Roman city of Lincoln are well worth a visit. Lincoln Cathedral is one of the finest buildings in the world and the county was named third in the world's "20 Hottest Holiday Destinations of 2015" by a leading Sunday newspaper
  • Northamptonshire - Explore the network of canals that run through the county, enjoy the thrill of the British Grand Prix or visit the historic Rockingham Castle. Northampton is just 46 minutes from London by rail and boasts one of the oldest market squares in England and 170 parks and open spaces
  • Nottingham - The third fastest growing city in the UK offers world-class drama, music, art and sport. Named by the Sunday Times as one of the 50 best urban places to live in 2015 it was also named as one of the 'Top 10 Cities to Visit' in 2010 by DK Travel
  • Sherwood Forest - Based in the heart of historic Robin Hood country, the town of Mansfield is within easy reach of Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield. With dozens of outdoor activities on your doorstep the former coal-mining town has boomed in the last decade

Click on the links on the right for more information about these programmes.

For more information, speak to our Head of Academy:

Dr Nigel Scarborough - nigel.scarborough@hee.nhs.uk