South Manchester Training Practices

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Barlow Medical Centre

828 Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2RN

0161 445 4649

GMS. Practice population type: very high proportion of young professional people, including doctors. List size 13,000

Nursing staff: 3 full time, one training as nurse practitioner, one advanced nurse practitioner.

Employed and attached staff: 16 admin and management staff.

Practice layout: own room in purpose built new building.

Monthly extended team, weekly management and nursing practice meetings.

Trainer: Doug Jeffrey and Eidn Mahmoudzadeh. Contact: Practice Manager Mrs Jayne Cooney

Trainees: Two FY2s and at least two ST trainees

Benchill Medical Practice

Brownley Green Health Centre, 171 Brownley Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 9UH

0161 493 9101

We are a busy 5 partner PMS practice, list size 9500, in a deprived urban area. We work from purpose built modern premises, with 3 practice nurses and a health care assistant. Our attached district nurses work from the same building, enabling good communication and team work. We have been training since 2008 and our trainees have enjoyed the use of their own room, the support of the whole team and the varied and sometimes challenging experience that our patients bring.

Trainer: Lesley Selby.

Contact practice manager: Melanie Potts.

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Bodey Medical Centre

Ladybarn Court, Manchester, M14 6WP

0161 248 6644

We are one of the largest practices in Manchester with over 16,000 patients. We moved to a purpose built premise which has enabled us to start as a new training practice in August 2008.

Our patient base is diverse with a high turnover and a buoyant student population.

We usually train 2 STs and 2 FY2s at any one time.

The whole practice is involved in the process of doctor training, but the leads for STs are Peter Gill and Steve Tomkinson.

We offer a full range of NHS services and have visiting clinicians from CAT and Community Drugs Team, as well as visiting phlebotomy and close links with our local pharmacists.

Increasingly our chronic diseases are monitored by our excellent nursing team, and we have developed a successful in house Sexual Health Clinic and The Manchester Travel Clinic.

Peter Gill, Stephen Tomkinson

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Borchardt Medical Practice

62 Whitchurch Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 1EB

0844 477 1839
This is a busy practice in South Manchester with 10,400 patients from all social strata, located close to two teaching hospitals and with close links to the university. There are seven partners all with varied interests and expertise.

We have been teaching undergraduates since 1979 and postgraduates since 1991 with an extremely high membership pass rate. Three partners are GP trainers with experience in teaching registrars and SHOs who have their own consulting room and protected learning time for tutorials and general support. Emphasis is given to understanding the consultation and the practice is equipped with a digital video cameras and user friendly playback kit.

The practice is purpose built with teaching informing the design. Common rooms, library, operating theatre, conference room, eight ground floor consulting rooms, two second floor consulting rooms, two first floor treatment rooms with lift access and a separate administration area are all included. Foundation year teaching started in August 2006 with two F2s joining the practice.

The practice team and wider primary care team work well together with regular meetings, both formal and informal. The last year was the second of the New Contract and by dint of hard work we achieved 1050 on the QOF point system. The team also meets for RandR throughout the year and generally find these events therapeutic! We are supported by an excellent management and clerical team and there is a "good atmosphere" even when things seem to be going pear-shaped.

There are many opportunities for learning and gaining experience from all the team members. As well as General Medical Services the practice is involved in diabetes care, asthma management, child health surveillance, minor and intermediate surgery, community drug team work, in-house counselling, GP appraisals, Performing Arts medicine, undergraduate exams and interviews, antenatal, intra- and post-partum care, GP Commissioning and the Local Medical Committee.

Trainers: Bill Tamkin, Diane Layton, Chris Martin and Claudia Bool.

Bowland Medical Practice

52 Bowland Road, Baguley, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 1JX

0161 998 2014 / 0161 998 3415

We have been a successful training practice since 1974, training not only GP registrars, but also medical and nursing students. All of our partners are fully involved in the training process. We endeavour to provide a high standard of evidenced based care and equip all our trainees with the skills they will require to practice independently. We have an excellent reputation in this area and strive to achieve this in a challenging yet supportive atmosphere.

We currently have four training grade doctors (two ST3s, one FY2 and one ST2). We have bi-monthly meetings, where guest speakers (including consultants) provide educational updates. We encourage and welcome enquiries from any prospective trainees.

Contact practice manager - Angela Williamson

Trainers - Timothy Frank, Susan Hyde, Zoe Hodson, Thakur Devkota

Brooklands Medical Practice

594 Altrincham Road, Manchester, M23 9JH

0161 998 3818

We are a medium-sized (just over 5,000 patients) practice committed to high quality, evidence based, personalised care and medical education. The practice has been a training practice for many years and the current trainers are both involved in undergraduate education as well as post-graduate training. Our other two partners are both trained in delivering undergraduate education and one is completing the basic trainers course. We believe that the whole practice provides the training environment and not just the trainer.

Our practice list crosses the whole socio-economic spectrum, which helps to make us an ideal training environment. We have a friendly and very able admin team and excellent nursing support.

Trainers: Judy Ream and Chris Harrison

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Cornishway Group Practice

Forum Health, Simonsway, Wythenshawe, M22 5RX

0161 490 2293

We are a friendly busy practice based in a purpose built building within the "Forum" which is situated in the heart of Wythenshawe. We aim to provide the highest quality healthcare to our 8500 patients in the South Manchester area.

We have six excellent, committed doctors (Drs Waterhouse. Postlewhite, Wadhwa, Mole, Ashworth, and Iles).

Dr Postlewhite and Dr Wadhwa are the Trainers for ST1, ST2 and ST3 Doctors in the practice. Dr Mole and Dr Ashworth teach 4th year medical students. Within our clinical team we have two Practice Nurses and an Assistant Practitioner. Our non-clinical team includes a Managing Partner, Deputy Practice Manager, secretaries, a chronic disease coordinator and a team of reception staff.

Along with CDM clinics we also provide a number of in house/enhanced services like child health surveillance, minor ops, family planning and sexual health.

We have excellent links with the extended primary health care team, a number of whom are based within the same premises.

We are consistent high QOF achievers.

The Practice is actively involved in commissioning and our Managing Partner is a Board Member of SMCCG (South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group).

If you would like to know more about us you can visit our website or email Janice Langley

Heald Green Health Centre

Heald Green, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 3JD

0161 426 9020

Trainer: Kevin Dean

Kenmore Medical Centre

60-62 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1PA

01625 532244

We are a 5-partner practice with twelve and a half thousand patients situated in Wilmslow town centre. Wilmslow is a middle-class town in the commuter belt to the south of Manchester, situated close to the M56 and Manchester Airport. The practice area is quite compact, patients being situated mainly within a three-mile radius. The practice also supports local PBC initiatives. There are excellent shopping and leisure facilities close-by. Kenmore Medical Centre has been a training practice since the early 1970's and has an excellent record of GP Registrar training. There are two trainers at present Dr Stephen Maxwell (Trainer since 1995) and Dr Javed Sheikh. We have excellent ancillary staff support Health Visitors located in our building. Attached staff include Physiotherapist, Clinical Psychologist, Dietician and District Nurses. We also have medical students working with the practice.

The practice holds regular clinics with full primary care team involvement, in diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, well-woman, copd, travel and family planning. We fit IUCD, Mirena and Implanon onsite. We can offer experience in child health surveillance and minor surgery and are an approved CHS training centre for practical sessions.

We have been a computerised practice since 1990 and "paperless" since 1993, and recently obtained the IM+T DES paperlight accreditation.

Our clinical IT system is EMIS. This is a fully networked system with desktop Internet access and NHS Net.

We use the local PCT out of hour's service which is open from 6.30pm until 8.00am, weekday evenings, all day Saturday/Sunday and Bank Holidays. This is based in Macclesfield.

Our GP Registrar attends the day-release course, ten OOH training sessions are arranged for registrars at the local OOH centre per 12 month period.

We feel we offer excellent opportunities for the keen, dedicated, GP Registrar.

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Ladybarn Group Practice

54 Briarfield Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 4SS

08443 878888

We are a friendly, supportive, well established practice looking after 10,300 diverse patients in Burnage, Fallowfield and Withington. We are committed to high quality care and high quality training for General Practice. We practice in great purpose built premises with an excellent nursing, community and administrative team.

Dr. Clare Ronalds is the GP trainer, Dr. Joan O'Connor is the Educational Supervisor for the FY2 doctors and Dr. Clare Murray-Brown is currently undertaking Basic Trainers Course with a view to becoming a trainer in 2013. However, the whole practice is supportive and committed to GP training.

Dr. Adams-Strump is responsible for Medical Student training.

Each Registrar has a room of their own and access to library, common room, meeting room and video camera facilities.

We hold weekly Primary Health Care team meetings and in-house educational afternoons, which are attended by the district nursing team. This close link is an excellent learning opportunity. The weekly in house tutorial is in addition to the vocational training scheme day release.

We have a broad range of interests including diabetes, dermatology, child health and safeguarding, mental health, drug and alcohol, prescribing and chronic disease management.

Minor surgery is also offered as well as IUD/Implanon in our family planing clinics.

We welcome our ST1 and ST2 doctors to the practice.

Please feel free to contact us at the Practice for further information.

Northenden Health Centre

489 Palatine Rd, Northenden, Manchester, M22 4DH

0161 998 3206

Naresh Kanumilli

Catherine White

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Northern Moor Medical Practice

216 Wythenshawe Road, Northern Moor, Manchester, M23 0PH

0161 998 2503

We are a friendly compact practice in South Manchester serving just over 2700 patients. The lead trainer is Dr Philip Burns with Dr Mike Capek and Dr Nicky Forbes about to complete their development as trainers. We have a fantastically diverse patient group who we know well and who know us well. As a trainee with us you'll quickly feel part of our small team and be able to work with us to continue to provide a full range high quality primary medical care for our patients. The practice has a keen interest in education, both undergraduate and postgraduate and is actively involved in the South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group. Specialist interests within and outside the practice include mental health, children's care and undergraduate medical education. In short we maybe small but we're perfectly formed!

Pictured, at the opening of our new premises in August 2011 are from left to right, Mr Phill Coglan, Practice Manager, Dr Philip Burns, Dr Mike Capek, Councillor Sue Cooley (who officially opened the practice) and Dr Nicky Forbes.

Peel Hall Medical Practice

Forum Health, Simonsway, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5RX

0161 375 1000

We are a busy practice with 8500 patients situated in Wythenshawe Centre. Located inside the Forum Health Building along with a range of Community services such as District Nurses, Health Visitors, Walk-In-Centre, Dentist, Heart Failure team, Speech and Language as well as the South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group (SMCGG).

We have been a training practice since 1980. Currently we have an ST3, FY2 and regular medical students.

The team consists of 2 Partners, 5 salaried GPs, 2 Practice Nurses and 10 admin/reception staff.

We work closely with the extended Primary Health care team and meet regularly. Monthly education meetings take place where speakers are invited to discuss different disease areas and updates.

The Doctors have a broad range of special interests in areas such as Mental Health, Diabetes and Dermatology.

Contact Practice Manager: Mrs Melanie Lomas

Trainers: Ash Bakhat, Steve Moore

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The Maples Medical Centre

2 Scout Drive, Newall Green, Manchester, M23 2SY

0161 498 8484

We have 6500 patients across our two practice sites in Newall Green (Wythenshawe) and Timperley. The majority of our patients are from Wythenshawe which is a leafy suburb housing people from all socio-economic groups. As a result of this, we care for a varied group of patients from a wide range of backgrounds and social circumstances. Both our sites offer modern, purpose-built premises. We are a well-established PMS practice. We have a friendly and long-standing group of administrative staff led by Pauline Cross, our practice manager.

Our nursing team manage our chronic disease management clinics. We also offer a wide range of Primary Care services- ante-natal clinic, counselling sessions, minor surgery, district nurse clinics, etc. We meet regularly as a practice team and with the Primary Health Care Team. We have quarterly educational events as a whole team and an annual "away day" for the practice.

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking team, quick to respond to change. We promote excellence in patient-care and take pride in our efficient management of both practices. We also encourage time spent on our outside interests, believing this brings new skills back to the practice that we all gain from.

Ruth Bromley

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Tregenna Group Practice

Portway, Woodhouse Park, Manchester, M22 0EP

0844 477 3684

Tregenna is a medium sized busy yet friendly practice with a list size of just under 7000, being a typical mixed urban type from quite a small geographical area.

The practice team is comprised of:

  • 4 Partners
  • 2 Practice Nurses and 1 Health Care Assistant
  • 1 Practice Manager and a Reception /Admin/Secretarial team of 9

Supported by an excellent Primary Health Care Team

We use INPS Vision software with integrated Appointment, Patient self check in and Patient call systems.

All patient records are fully summarized and computerized, making audit an easy and efficient process.

Like many practices we were until recently bursting at the seams. However the addition of a new extension last autumn has solved the problem and enabled us to embark on a new and exciting chapter and become a training practice.

Dr Hoi Shing Wong is the lead doctor for training in the practice, Dr Claire Hughes is also an experienced trainer. However all doctors in the practice are involved in teaching.

All the Partners have their own special interests and we believe that this will provide a supportive environment for our Registrars. We believe that training should be grounded on problem based learning and tailored to the needs of the Registrars. Personal interests are encouraged and there is ample opportunity for personal and career development.

Out of hours care is delivered through a co-operative (Mastercall formerly Stockport Doctors co-op).

All higher level targets are achieved and we continue to perform well against the opportunities presented by the new GMS contract.

We are a democratic Practice with many exciting ideas of how to change and improve the care we deliver to our patients. We are looking for an enthusiastic Registrar to deliver a high standard of professional and personal medical care. They must be friendly and have a sense of humour with the ability to promote an enjoyable working atmosphere. They need to be able to participate in the development of our Practice, in this ever-changing new NHS.

In summary we are a friendly, approachable practice committed to training. We aim to support the registrar through all the challenges of the training year to become a well balanced, independent practitioner. Please feel free to contact us or come and see what we do before making your choice of training practice.

Hoi Shing Wong

Contact Practice Manager

Woodlands Medical Practice

9 Maple Road, Brooklands, Manchester, M23 9RL

0161 962 1332

Dr Roger Ma-Fat & Dr Sarah King

We are a small friendly PMS two GP practice with around 3000 patients; large proportion are elderly patients.

We have monthly PHCT and Practice meetings.

We are a well organised practice who run chronic disease clinics run by the Practice Nurse.

The Registrar will have their own consulting room. We are also an Undergraduate teaching practice and the Registrar will have the opportunity to supervise medical students

Dr Roger Ma-Fat:

Gloria Davenport, Practice Manager: