We are an established teaching practice involved in Postgraduate Training for GP Registrars and Undergraduate Teaching for Medical Students.
We are also involved in the teaching of undergraduate medical students in the practice. Patients may be asked if they are willing to see a student initially. The student will see patients independently however a GP will join the consultation to ensure the correct history has been taken, examinations carried out and the care plan for the patient discussed. This is a very important part of the student's training. We hope you are able to help however if you feel you would rather not see a student, an appointment will be made with a GP.
Occasionally we may ask for your consent for your consultation to be videotaped. The request will be in writing and you are under no obligation to consent. The videos will be used for teaching only and will only be seen by your doctor and the registrar or student.
Our Practice Nurses are Mentors for the training of New Smear Takers and may have other nurses under supervision at your appointment.
Hartshill Medical Centre is regularly visitied by independent doctors to ensure that standards remain high for teaching purposes. We hope you will welcome our Registrars and Students.