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Did you know Prescriptions can be ordered via the NHS App?

Please note, you can order repeat prescriptions via the NHS App however we require at least 3 working days to process prescription requests - for more information click below.

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Medical education

Amicus Health is proud to be involved in the training of medical students, foundation doctors and GP registrars as an approved training practice. We are delighted to be a Tier 2 visa sponsor which enables us to work with doctors who are International Medical Graduates.

There's lots more information about education at Amicus here.

GP registrars

GP registrars are fully qualified doctors with at least three years’ hospital experience. Some GP registrars have trained in other medical specialties before deciding to pursue General Practice as a career. Several of our previous registrars have gone on to be permanent members of the staff at the practice. This includes Dr Stephens who was one of the national GP trainees of the year in 2019/20.

Registrars here are a valuable part of the team and work under the supervision of a more experienced GP until they complete their training. There are five GP trainers at the practice, Dr Fitzherbert, Dr Williams, Dr Foster, Dr Govier and most recently Dr Wood. Dr Fitzherbert and Dr Williams are Training Programme Directors for the Exeter and East Devon GP training scheme and Dr Stephens is a Training Programme Director on the North Devon GP training scheme.

Foundation doctors

Foundation doctors are fully qualified doctors who are in their first two years of working in medicine. They can consult independently but work under the supervision of our experienced GPs. Around half of foundation programme doctors will go on to have careers in General Practice.

Medical students

We regularly have medical students from the University of Exeter attached to the practice as part of their undergraduate training. We also run Special Study Units for medical students on Genomic Medicine and Community Surgery from Clare House.

If a medical student is present on the day of your appointment, you will always be asked beforehand if you are happy for them to be there. Whilst consultation skills is an important part of medical education, we completely understand if you prefer a student was not present during your visit.

Work experience and supporting our future doctors

We are passionate about supporting the next generation of doctors. We are proud to have started a free course for college students considering a career in medicine.

Our 'Taste of Medicine' course is run over a number of evenings and is designed to provide expert advice about becoming a doctor as well as helping to boost your UCAS application.

The course includes

  • Careers talks from medical experts from a range of specialities
  • Practical skills workshops
  • A Basic Life Support course
  • Interview practice with senior doctors
  • Advice for volunteering and undertaking work experience
  • Talks on how and where to apply
  • Tips on applications from current medical students
  • Advice on what you should do if you don't get a place or don't make your predicted grades

For more information about our 'Taste of Medicine' course please email