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    From road accidents to heart attacks, you can be the only doctor around until more help arrives, sometimes by helicopter.

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Vacancy: Strathpeffer, Scottish Highlands (Partner)

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 […]

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Vacancy: Newcastleton, Borders (Salaried)

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 […]

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Vacancy – GP, Alexandra, New Zealand (Salaried)

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 […]

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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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