GP Trainee Recruitment FAQs

Please browse our list of frequently asked questions.

If there are any specific questions concerning the process that have not been addressed, please email pauline.tierney@icgp.ie.

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Am I eligible for the Trainee Division of the Irish Medical Council register?

The NCHD contract requires all junior doctors participating in a structured training programme to hold trainee specialist division registration. » read more

Am I required to have English Language competency certification?

The ability to communicate clearly with patients and colleagues is a key requirement for all healthcare professionals. » read more

Are FY1 & FY2 applicants eligible to apply?

Applications from doctors in Foundation Yr. 1 at the time of applying will not be deemed eligible for the 2019 recruitment process. » read more

Are Skype interviews available?

A limited number of Skype interviews will be available as part of the 2019 GP trainee recruitment process. » read more

Are there declarations on the ICGP application form?

Applicants are required to indicate True or False to declaration 2, 3 and 4 on the online application and, if called to interview, applicants will be asked to sign a copy of the declarations at the interview centre. » read more

Can I arrange to swap training posts with a colleague on another GP training scheme?

There is currently no process to swap training posts with a colleague on another training scheme. » read more

Can I defer a training place?

No, offers made as part of the 2019 recruitment process are for commencement in July 2019. There is no option to defer a training place. » read more

Does the ICGP have a detailed person specification?

Click here to view the 2019 specification » read more

How many GP trainees were recruited in 2018?

The table below shows the numbers recruited in 2018. » read more

I do not have IMC registration. How can I get an IMC reference number?

It is necessary to apply to the IMC for registration. » read more

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