Cairnsmore Medical Practice is an accredited training practice with Glasgow University and Dundee University for Doctors at different stages of their career.
These are qualified doctors who are doing their General Practice Speciality Training (GPST) over 3 or 4 years. They will spend 18 months of their training with us here at Cairnsmore Medical Practice and the rest of their time in a hospital setting. Our current Registrar is Dr Ralphy Kenchington.
Foundation Year 2 Doctors are also qualified but have yet to choose their preferred speciality. FY2's spend four months with us before going on to train in their field of expertise, many of which choose General Practice.
ScotGEM is designed to develop doctors interested in a career as a GP within NHS Scotland. This is a unique and innovative four year graduate entry medical programme tailored to meet contemporary and future needs and focuses on rural medicine and healthcare improvement. We currently have two students undertaking their third year of training with us - Michael Milarvie and Keira Jones.
Cairnsmore Medical Practice has a long standing relationship with Glasgow University and Dundee University for providing placement experience for 4th or 5th year medical students. These students spend 5 weeks with us in General Practice.
ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER
In collaboration with NHS Dumfries & Galloway and University of West of Scotland we are providing practical training for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
We are very fortunate to be able to offer a diverse experience of life in rural practice and the beauty of Dumfries and Galloway.