Opportunities for trainees

Dorset GP trainees are encouraged to undertake patient safety projects, audits and quality improvement projects throughout the 3 years of their training.

ST1 trainees are invited to participate in the Health Education Wessex patient safety training course and present their work at an annual patient safety conference. Click here for more details.

We have expertise within the team of GP Programme Directors to offer additional support to trainees who are interested in research and we provide bursaries and prizes to encourage and reward innovation. Please contact the GP education team via GPTrainees@bournemouth.ac.uk if you are a Dorset GP trainee who would like to discuss an audit, quality improvement or research project.


Recent GP trainee projects included:

Near Peer facilitation: An underutilized resource in GP education. Dr Nilesh Satgurunathan. Poster presentation at RCGP conference 2016.

Back to nature – a community based approach to improve mental health. Dr Ed Klaber, Dr Mercedes Montiel-Ferra, Tom Clarke. Poster presentation at RCGP conference 2016.

‘Novel’ medications: have I prescribed them correctly? A NOAC protocol for EMIS Web. Dr Sam McGinley. Winner of Dorset GP Change Management prize 2016.

Back to basics: Stethoscope cleaning among doctors in the Emergency Department. Dr Mark Law. Winner of Dorset GP Change Management prize 2015. Poster presentation at RCGP conference, 2015.

Therapeutic Consultations: Who benefits? Dr Rupesh Seth. Winner of Dorset GP Innovation prize 2015