Learning with Beacon Primary Care


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Before you arrive:

Phone the practice 01695 73600 ask for Tracie Weir or Mrs Foster.

Email your tutor (email address on medlea for Manchester Students)

Go through the website and find out a little about us.

Fill in the Online registration form. Click here

Print out the checklist. Click here


Your first day:

Set off early. Arrive at Sandy Lane first. Present yourself to reception. You may have already made alternative arrangements with your tutor, which is fine.

Show your ID and ask to speak to Tracie Weir or Mrs Foster.




Geographic Orientation

We work across 3 sites, so will you.

Contacting the practice

there are dedicated lines for 3 sites -- get to know these.

Practice Manager

Fill in the induction proforma

So we have a record of you and about you.

Practice Manager

Get to know your tutor

Makes life easier

Your Tutor

Get to know the practice manager

The lynch pin

Practice Manager

Get to know the other GPs

You will work with them all at some point

See website

Get to know the Lead Nurse

A wealth of inside knowledge.

Sue Hill

Get to know who does what

You can tailor your learning.

Your Tutor

Complete Honey and Mumfords learning style questionnaire

This is the best way we can find out how you learn and hopefully tailor teaching. And its fun!

Print out link

and ask for help.

Arrange a Network Logon form

You cant do anything on the computers without it.

Melanie Tweedle

Arrange Network training.

This is Vital  to learn about network resources and safety.

Melanie Tweedle

Arrange Clinical System training.

We are computerised so.. no training no logon -- no logon no notes, no notes no clinical contact.

Dr Bonsor

Get an EMIS Password

You need this to consult alone.

Practice Manager

Learn about PRODIGY and Web mentor -- electronic clinical decision support tools

Its like having a live professor of medicine with you all the time. You get to catch us out!

Your Tutor

Fill in your University learning assessment questions (PETA etc)

This is a requirement and directs your learning

Your Tutor