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Donegal GP Training Scheme



Welcome to the Donegal GP Training Scheme Website. We thank you for your interest in the Scheme and hope that you will find information here that will tempt you to come and study General Practice in Donegal. If you have further queries about the scheme, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would be delighted to chat to you.

Here are some of the things that we think make the Donegal Scheme an excellent choice for GP Training. Read on and we hope you’ll find more!

  • Four-Year Training in one Location          
  • Six GP-relevant Hospital Posts
  • Three GP Training Posts
  • Secure & Supported
  • Community Embedded
  • Flexible Training
  • Family Friendly
  • Small Group Education                 
  • Reflective & Experiential             
  • Vertical Integration of Teaching

Rural General Practice: where generalists matter!

What our Trainees Say

Why we chose the Donegal scheme:


Why we will stay in Donegal:
“Good reputation in Ireland – well taught.”

“Lots of scope to get involved in patient care”


“All rotations in one county”

“Friendly people in Donegal"


"2 years based in the one hospital”

“Outdoor living - best beaches in the world"


“Donegal GP scheme has an excellent reputation” "Good place for family"
“Small number of people on the scheme” "Good value property and good qualityof life"
“Novel and dynamic teaching” "Enjoy working here"
“Got a good impression...Everyone seemed happy!” "Good support - Clinical Society, good hospital relations with other colleagues"