Network of GP Trainees

About the Network of GP Trainees

  • The Network is the general practice trainee voice on training matters
  • Any trainee can be a committee member
  • There are two trainees per scheme

Aims of the Network of GP Trainees

  • To advocate for trainees - education, training and professional development
  • To represent trainees at the ICGP and other bodies
  • To encourage collaboration between trainees on different schemes
  • To encourage involvement of trainees in College
  • To keep trainees well informed on education and training related issues
  • To foster and maintain a collaborative relationship with the ICGP

What does the Network of GP Trainees do?

  • The Network meets four times per year and communicates frequently between these meetings
  • The Network represents trainee issues on a range of different committees including:
    1. ICGP Council - the highest level of the College. This is the core representative body, and guides the board on policy and strategy
    2. PGTC - the Post Graduate Training Committee, which promotes and maintains training standards
    3. NCCT - acts as a national steering committee
    4. The Network is the general practice trainee voice on training matters

What the Network of GP Trainees doesn't do

  • Represent GP trainees on issues of contract or remuneration

Want more information or to get involved?

Get in contact with the Network of General Practice Trainees at networkofgptrainees@gmail.com.