Education and Training

Medical Students

All the GP practices are approved for training medical students with Cardiff Medical School and take students as part of the Community and Rural Education (CARER) Programme. This is a new scheme where year 3 medical students are based in a GP practice for the entire year, work alongside the primary care team and have 1:1 supervision from a GP tutor. They have teaching as a group on one day a the week supervised by Dr Sue Fish Clinical Senior Lecturer at Cardiff Medical School.

Find out more including the student blogs.

A number of the practices also take students from Swansea Medical School on their Remote and Rural Health in Medical Education Track. Cambrian Primary Care is also working closely with the medical school to develop a Primary Care Academy for training doctors and nurses and other health care professionals in the Aberystwyth area.

GP Vocational Training

The Aberystwyth GP vocational training scheme is run in association with the Wales Deanery. GP trainees are eligible for the financial incentive scheme which has been introduced by the Welsh Government.

Find out more

Other Health Care Professionals

Cambrian Primary Care is developing opportunities for student nurses, physician associate students and other health care professionals to undertake part of their training in the surgeries.

Work Experience

Work experience for people interested in working in the health service is available in North Ceredigion through Cambrian Primary Care. If you would like to find out more please contact us directly.

Cambrian Primary Care

Borth Surgery,
High Street,


SY24 5JE

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