From road accidents to heart attacks, you can be the only doctor around until more help arrives, sometimes by helicopter.
Living and working in stunning scenery, with the occasional chance to enjoy it too.
It’s true that on-call can extend beyond typical commitments of a city-based GP, but the satisfaction of serving a close-knit community can be unparalleled.
Rediscover your sound clinical reasoning, when access to blood tests and imaging is a good ambulance/ferry/helicopter trip away
Click the play button to hear the clip: This podcast interview from Bateman Broadcasting was published just last week, and I think gives a real insight into the present challenges and highlights of working as a GP on the Isle of Skye. Dr Steve McCabe, of the Portree practice, gives his views on what […]
Seeking a long term or permanent General Practitioner who has a passion for providing high quality of care to a mainly low income patient base. The centre has approximately 2500 enrolled patients and with the addition of a new GP they would like to allow more local residents to register. You must be team focussed […]
4 partner practice seeking a replacement due to longstanding partner taking on new role within NHS 6 Sessions Semirural (Inverness 25 mins) 3,700 pts 2 Practice Nurses, Assistant Practitioner, HCA. Excellent links with Community Teams High QOF points Paperlight Vision users Excellent premises Undergraduate teaching OOH available if wanted Great area in which to live […]
We are a small, friendly practice in a remote area of the Scottish Borders. We pride ourselves on offering quality, patient centred care to our geographically dispersed population of 1500 patients. The work is varied, including palliative and emergency work, but with no out-of-hours commitment. We have a supportive team, including practice nurse and dispensing […]
This is a friendly practice located in the centre of Alexandra in a modern building. The clinic has a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere and comfortable environment and is staffed by three General Practitioners, four Practice Nurses, a Practice Manager, and two Receptionists. Are you a GP couple who want to job share, or a GP […]
EXPEDITION OPPORTUNITIES: Are you a GP who might wish to join a river expedition or an ocean journey in 2015/16? Mexico, Peruvian Amazon, Antarctica, Faroes, Tristan da Cunha & others. No expeditionary experience needed, but a perpetual positive attitude and a willingness to learn & share knowledge is a must. We work with UK GP’s […]
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 […]
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’ […]
News just in about a TV programme tonight on BBC Alba (with subtitles for those of us not fluent in Gaelic!)… Dr Alexander MacLeod was the first doctor of the Isle of North Uist, looking after 3,000 people on 16 inhabited islands for more than 40 years. Hailed as the last traditional rural doctor of […]
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 […]