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Digitalisation of Patients Medical Records

Lancashire and South Cumbria has been chosen by NHS England to be a national pilot for the digitisation of Medical Records for more information please click here to view our Data Protection Impact Assessment. 

GP Training

GP Training

You may be asked if Dr Hacking may record your consultation for assessment purposes, please see the attached document for more information about how, why, what and where your data is stored. Click Here


You may be asked if a medical student or trainee doctor can be present during your consultation with the doctor or nurse.


If you can help in this way, the students are very grateful, however if you are embarrassed or uncomfortable in the presence of a student, please say so.

ST3 Doctors

ST3 doctors are fully qualified doctors with at least 4 years of hospital and GP experience. They are in their final 12 months before becoming fully qualified GPs.


ST2 Doctors

ST2 doctors are fully qualified doctors with at least 3 years of hospital experience.


Foundation Year 2 Doctors

FY2 doctors are fully qualified doctors with 1-2 years of hospital experience. All doctors in their 2nd year after qualification have to spend 4 months in General Practice. The FY2 doctor is always supervised by one of the GPs.

Medical Students 

These are student in the 3rd year at University, they will take a history of your problems and you will then be seen by one of our fully qualified doctors.


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