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General Information

This page provides links to relevant information for both General Practitioners in training and Host Organisations.
 
These sections are reviewed and updated if necessary on a regular basis to ensure the most current information is available
 
First Steps
First Steps

If you are interested in applying to the GP Specialty Training scheme in Wales, visit The Wales Deanery for more information on the assessment process and deadlines.

Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures

Your employment with NWSSP is subject to the Personnel and Employment Policies, Rules and Procedures formally adopted by Velindre NHS Trust.

HR Forms and Processes
HR Forms and Processes

Throughout the duration of a GP Specialty Training Registrar’s training contact, there may be a requirement by either the trainee or host (Health Board/Trust or GP Practice) for procedural information or forms.

Contract of Employment
Contract of Employment

There are two Contracts of Employment that apply to a doctor during their GP Specialty training, the Medical and Dental Contract of Employment for your time within a hospital placement and the COGPED for your time within a GP practice.

Service Level Agreement
Service Level Agreement

Three Service Level Agreements have been developed between the Lead Employer (NWSSP) and the Wales Deanery, Health Boards and GP practices. Each has been ratified by all parties and details the obligations of all parties.

Medical Performers List and Medical Indemnity
Medical Performers List and Medical Indemnity

To commence work within a GP practice, a Doctor must be registered on the Medical Performers List.

Health and Wellbeing Services
Health and Wellbeing Services

NWSSP offer a range of initiatives available to all employees, including GP Specialty registrars.

Expenses
Expenses

In order to claim expenses associated with travel and study leave during their employment with NWSSP, GP Specialty Registrars are required to submit their claims via their own designated online E-Expenses account.

Occupational Health
Occupational Health

Prior to commencing on the training programme, GP Specialty Registrars will be required to attain Occupational Health Clearance with their respective host Health Board Occupational Health Department.