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General Practice - Training and working as a GP in Herefordshire

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Training for General Practice 

Why not come to our beautiful county and join our local Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice?  Herefordshire has a well-established training programme. The hospital experience is based  at Hereford County Hospital in the heart of the city of Hereford, and  surgery-based jobs are within the county and within easy reach of Hereford City. We have a mixture of rural and city training practices and you are usually able to spend time in both. The half-day release programme takes place on the hospital site at the Post-Graduate Medical Centre. We have a high ratio of TPDs to trainees, and you will feel part of a supportive training environment throughout your time here. You will be valued as an important member of the health-care community, and will be encouraged to develop areas that interest you. We are always pleased when our trainees stay on and work in Herefordshire once their training is complete. Raise your family in a stunning, vibrant and family-friendly location. Take advantage of our first class leisure facilities and indulge your love of the outdoors. Experience the vast array of music, fine dining, theatre, the Arts and local artisan products in the friendly surroundings of our beautiful city, market towns and villages.

To apply through the national recruitment office, go to This is also the portal for information if you are returning to General Practice after a career break.

If you would like an informal chat about our training programme,please e-mail

Working as a GP

Have you thought about coming to join our GP workforce in Herefordshire?  We have 24 practices in the county, of which 8 are in the city of Hereford and the rest are in the market towns of Kington, Bromyard, Ross-on Wye, Ledbury, Leominster and rural villages. All use EMIS Web and most are training practices. Please see individual practice websites for more detailed information. Information about our beautiful county, its schools, leisure facilities and housing is available elsewhere on this website. 

Hereford City Practices  - 

Are you thinking about relocating from an urban to a more rural pace of life?

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There are partnership, salaried and locum GP opportunities, both full and part-time. Are you thinking about relocating from an urban to a more rural pace of life? In Herefordshire, space is plentiful, and you are surrounded by spectacularly beautiful countryside. Indulge your love of the outdoors and bring your family to enjoy the benefits of a modern lifestyle in an idyllic environment.  


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