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Centre for General Practice


Centre of General Practice

As the General Practice Faculty, our mission is to prepare the next generation of competent and compassionate general practitioners. We strive to provide comprehensive education, training, and support to medical students, residents, and practicing professionals, enabling them to deliver high-quality primary care to individuals and communities.  Our faculty consists of experienced general practitioners who bring a wealth of practical knowledge and expertise to the table. They are dedicated mentors and educators, committed to nurturing the skills and professional development of our students.

We offer a dynamic and innovative curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience. Our courses are designed to equip students with the necessary clinical skills, diagnostic acumen, and patient-centered approach required in the field of general practice.  The Institute of Medicine is equipped with modern facilities and resources, including advanced simulation labs, clinical skills suites, and digital learning platforms. These facilities enable students to gain hands-on experience and refine their clinical skills in a safe and supportive environment.

We provide extensive clinical placements in a variety of primary care settings, allowing students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world scenarios. These placements foster a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities within general practice and help students develop the attributes needed to excel in their careers.  The General Practice Faculty actively engages in research and innovation, contributing to the advancement of evidence-based practices in primary care. Our faculty members are involved in groundbreaking research projects, collaborating with national and international partners to address pressing healthcare challenges.

We cultivate a supportive and inclusive learning environment, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among our students and faculty. We believe in the importance of peer collaboration, mentorship and personal support to enhance learning outcomes and professional growth.

Whether you are a medical student aspiring to become a general practitioner or a practicing professional seeking further development, the General Practice Faculty at the University of Bolton’s Institute of Medicine is here to support your journey. 

Reconstruction of Facial Defects with Local Skin Flaps Course

COURSE DATE: October 18, 2024

VENUE: Bolton University Medical School, Redgate Way, Bolton, BL4 0JR

AIMED AT: Trainees, AMPs, Surgical Dermatologists and GPs




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