The Heavitree Practice is involved in training new GPs. Dr MacLeod and Dr Barker are the appointed trainers but all doctors are involved in training. These doctors are qualified doctors who have already done some hospital work. Before they can practice as GP's in their own right they need to spend 18 months in a GP environment.
From time to time we have Medical Students attached to the Practice as part of their training in order to gain an understanding of General Practice. When booking your appointments you will be advised if medical students will be in attendance during your consultation. If you do not wish medical students to be present please do not book into these clinics.