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Vacancy: Isle of Barra (Partner)

A vacancy for a full-time partner will arise at Barra Medical Practice in April 2015. We are keen to find someone who would want to settle on the island, and who is able to combine excellent clinical standards with traditional patient-centred values. This is a challenging but very rewarding job, and we are willing to […]

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RPAS rebranded: RGPAS for Rural GPs across Scotland

Since 2004 the Remote Practitioners’ Association has represented remote and rural GPs across Scotland.  Prior to that it existed for over 30 years as the Inducement Practitioners’ Association.   However at its 2014 AGM, held during the RPAS annual conference in November, it was decided (with subsequent consensus from its membership) to change to the Rural GPs’ […]

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Major Trauma – a free resource for community hospitals

Major trauma seems to have become the ‘sepsis’ of prehospital care: with more attention than ever being placed on setting up networks of care, specifically defined responses and considerable resource to get patients to centres of expertise as quickly as possible.  It makes sense, and I understand that it’s firmly based on evidence, including the impressively […]

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NHS logins – a plea from the coalface!

A truth universally acknowledged, probably across the whole of the NHS, is the need for an encyclopaedic memory in order to memorise multiple passwords.  Unfortunately it is rare to find integrated computer access systems in the NHS, with each application/website requiring its own username and password combination. Inspired by this article from the Guardian, I […]

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Vacancy: Aultbea & Gairloch (Partner)

AULTBEA & GAIRLOCH MEDICAL PRACTICE FULL-TIME GP PARTNER After the retirement of one of our Partners in early 2015, we are looking for a full-time GP Partner to join our practice based in Wester Ross, northwest Highlands. We cover a large area (roughly equivalent to Ordnance Survey sheet 19) containing remote, mainly coastal, rural settlements. […]

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Vacancy: Dunvegan, Skye – Salaried GP

GP VACANCY, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland Interested in experiencing rural general practice based in one practice for a minimum of 6 months ? Due to emigration of one of our established partners we are looking to recruit a salaried GP for a period of 6–12 months. Position could suit a newly qualified GP looking […]

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RCGP Rural Forum – Conference 2015

The RCGP Rural Forum has just announced details of its annual conference, due to take place on Saturday 6th June 2015 – at the Beardmore Hotel & Conference Centre, Glasgow. They have organised a number of high quality speakers, including: Professor Mike Pringle, President, Royal College of General Practitioners whose lecture is entitled – Strengths […]

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Kaikoura Bay, New Zealand, GP Job

Vacancy – GP, Kaikoura, New Zealand (Salaried)

Are you available for a minimum commitment of one year? Work eight sessions per week seeing an average of 22 patients per day. Minor surgery may be required. On-call requirements are 1:4 and help is provided from the local hospital.  This role would suite a team player who enjoys a variety of work. Practice overlooking […]

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