GP Training Practice

The Swan Practice is proud to be an accredited training practice, involved in training qualified doctors, known as registrar doctors to complete the final stages of training before they enter General Practice.  We have up to 3 registrar doctors at any one time, who stay with us between 6 months and 3 years and each is supervised by an experienced GP trainer.

On occasion, patients may be invited to give consent for the registrar doctor to video the consultation. This is an important learning tool to help the registrar doctor improve and develop their consultation skills. The recordings are deleted after being viewed by the GP trainer.


We have been a training practice since 2005 and have found that registrar doctors bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm and are valued by both the practice and the patients.

Publication of GP Net Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (eg average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in The Swan Practice in the last financial year was £55,441 before tax and National Insurance.  This is for 5 full time GPs, 15 part time GPs and 0 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.

Nurse Practitioners

Here at the Swan Practice we our proud of our wider clinical team that support the GPs by providing a high-quality service to our patients.

Appointments can be made with the team for help and advice with any of the following (just ask our care navigators):

  • Minor ailments
  • NHS Health check (if eligible)
  • Blood tests
  • Spirometry
  • ECG
  • Immunisations
  • Travel clinic
  • INR Clinics (Anticoagulation/Warfarin)
  • Vitamin B12 injections
  • Contraception
  • Cervical smears
  • Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension and Heart Disease monitoring
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