Shifa Surgery serves around 6000 patients. Two GP Principles employ a GP locum, two nurse practitioners, one practice nurse, two healthcare assistants and a team of non-
Shifa provides opportunities for Foundation Doctor placements. Foundation Doctors are fully qualified doctors who rotate around various specialties to increase their experience. Some of them may choose to go onto do further training to become a GP others may become surgeons or specialist doctors in a hospital setting. Each Foundation Doctor will be with us for a 4 month placement. They will be closely supervised and assessed throughout their time with us. They will have longer appointment times .
A GP Registrar is a fully qualified, experienced doctor who is completing a further 3 years training in order to become a GP. GP Registrars have daily surgeries (often with longer appointment times), undertake home visits and help with on-
Shifa enthusiastically accepts medical students to support those training to become doctors. Patients are made aware of students sitting in with GPs, observing a surgery or may be asked if they mind being interviewed by a student as part of their training. Patients retain the right to decline helping with assessment & training, however, we find that our patients are generally happy to assist in the education and training of our future health professionals.
Shifa Surgery are accredited to accept Manchester University Medical Students for GP Practice Placements