Welcome to the Cork Specialist Training Programme for General Practice



Welcome to the website of the Cork Specialist Training Programme for General Practice. The Cork Training Programme, which was established in 1972, provides an integrated four-year postgraduate training programme in general practice; the first two years are spent in hospital based posts; the third and fourth registrar years are spent in accredited training practices in the Cork region. 

In 2019, the annual intake was increased to 14 trainees, who are based in Cork University Hospital (including CUMH), Mercy University Hospital, South Infirmary and Victoria University Hospital, St Stephen's Hospital and Mallow General Hospital. 

Academic Year 2019-20

An Open Evening for entry into GP Training in July 2020 will take place on Wednesday 16th October 2019 from 6pm - 7pm in 3 Bloomfield Terrace, Western Rd, Cork city. 

The national online application system for GP training entry in 2020 will be open during October-November 2019.  For all details regarding the application process please go to the Irish College of General Practitioners website (www.icgp.ie).