MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE
ENJOY A BALANCED LIFE
BE A GENERALIST AND A SPECIALIST
Are you thinking about a career in General Practice?
This is the dedicated website for all those considering a career in General Practice.
Here, you will find out…
- How to apply to be a General Practitioner.
- The training programme of the Irish College of General Practitioners.
- The Application Process and the Key Dates you need to know.
- What documents you need for the Application Process.
Here, you can…
- Learn what trainees say about the training programme.
- Hear what it’s like to train in a rural practice.
- Find out about the experiences of doctors training in urban Dublin.
- Learn how the ICGP programme combines experience in top class hospitals, with hands-on experience in real-life practices.
Here, you will learn…
- Why young doctors have chosen General Practice.
- How the ICGP training scheme offers you continuity and choice.
- How the four-year programme provides unique day release teaching and the opportunity to liaise with your colleagues.
- How General Practice offers you a rewarding and fulfilling career, with you in control.
General Practice offers you a rewarding and fulfilling career, a life with you in control, with vast opportunities to specialise in the area of medicine you want to follow. A life with the support of your colleagues, and the time to spend with your family and friends.
It’s never been a better time to become a GP in Ireland. GPs have even more scope to specialise, expand and define their role in the community and at the heart of the Irish healthcare services.
Be a GP. It’s a good life.
Make a Real
Enjoy a Balanced
Be a Generalist and a Specialist
Contact Us to…
- Let you know when the Application Process opens.
- Receive information about the ICGP’s Application & Information Session
- Receive information on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.
Dublin 2, Ireland
The ICGP will host an application & information session for Doctors interested in the 2020 gp trainee recruitment process on Saturday, 2nd November in Croke Park.
Further details on this session, along with details of the open/closing date for the 2020 application form, interview information etc. will be available in early Autumn.
Please direct queries to Pauline – [email protected]
How can I train to be a GP in Ireland?
How can I find out more information on GP Training in Ireland?
The ICGP will hold a free information session in Croke Park on the 2nd November 2019. For further information consult the ICGP website www.icgp.ie in early Autumn. Doctors attending this session will get a chance to meet representatives from the various training schemes and get advice on completing the online application form and the 2020 process.
What are the dates for the application process?
Details of the 2020 gp trainee recruitment process will be available in early Autumn.
How does the application process work?
What documents do I need to submit with my application?
In advance of applying and to reduce any stress we suggest you consider collating the documents ahead of time, the list of documents required includes:
- Evidence of eligibility for the trainee specialist register with the Irish Medical Council
- Evidence of meeting HSE English language competency requirements (https://www.icgp.ie/go/become_a_gp/gp_trainee_recruitment/eligibility_criteria)
- Medical Council Registration Certificate
- Current Certificate of Registration with competent authority if not registered with the Irish Medical Council
- Passport sized photo
- A colour scanned copy of passport
- Transcript of exam results from university/medical school
- Membership/Fellowship Certificates
A full list of documents and declarations will be available HERE
Who is eligible to apply for the 2020 scheme?
The eligibility criteria for the 2020 intake of gp trainees will be available here https://www.icgp.ie/go/become_
Where are the training schemes based and what GP practices are involved?
The 14 schemes are as follows (alphabetical order)
- HSE Dublin Mid Leinster
- Mid Leinster
- Mid West
- North Dublin City
- North Eastern
- RCSI/Dublin NE
- South East
- South West
Can I choose where I will complete my training?
Can I get credit if I have completed Basic Specialist Training in another training body?
Details of the Recognition of Prior Learning criteria will be available in early Autumn.
What are the key dates and deadlines for 2020 applicants?
TBC – 2019 online application opens.
TBC – 2019 online application closes.
2nd November (am) 2019 – ICGP Application & Information Session, Croke Park.
TBC – online notification of interviews.
TBC – 2020 interviews.
You can contact us via the Contact Form on this website if you would like to be contacted when the online Application opens.