Townhead Surgery

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Training Practice

Townhead Surgery is a training practice for GPs in training, a large part of their training requires them to work in General Practice.

A GP Specialist Trainee is a qualified doctor who is training to become a GP through a period of working and training in a practice.They will usually have spent at least two years working in a hospital before you see them in a practice and are closely supervised by a senior GP.

They work with all members of the Practice team and they also see their own patients.


This practice undertakes the teaching of student nurses and student midwives. This is an important part of their training however, if you are unhappy about the student being present during your consultation please let the doctor or nurse know.