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
Looking for a change, a challenge and a breath of fresh air in one of the most beautiful and remote parts of Scotland? Salaried General Practitioners (Salary : £73,370- £83,617) Full-time / Part-time (flexible working) We are looking for GPs to work in North West Sutherland as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing in hours […]
An opportunity has arisen to recruit a GP to Arran Medical Group. Based on the stunning Isle of Arran, just off the west coast of Scotland, only 2 hours travel time from Glasgow, we offer a comprehensive range of medical services to our island population. Find out more at our website: http://join.arranmedical.co.uk We’ve also produced […]
BASICS Scotland will be holding its next Clinical Governance meeting on Tuesday 16th June, from 18:30 – 20:00. The next meeting, which I will be chairing, will cover three varied incidents – and offers a great insight into the difficult and challenging decision-making required in the prehospital environment… and a chance to learn from each […]
An opportunity has arisen for an Associate GP to be appointed at Lochgoilhead Medical Centre. 85 working days per year, distributed per mutual agreement. ~£35.000/year + NHS pension. As associate GP you will cover for the absence of the principal GP. There is no OOH commitment. The practice uses EMIS and Docman and is subsequently […]
We are seeking a permanent or long term GP for a centrally located, privately owned medical practice in a popular holiday location – the Coromandel. Attractive salary package Assistance may be provided to cover relocation costs, short term car hire and subsidised accommodation Friendly and supportive team Four days per week with on-call of 1:3 […]
An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive GP post in our Paper Light, Training practice. The Lerwick Practice is a salaried General Practice, providing medical services to a population of approximately 9,100 patients and offers variety and stimulation that can only be found in remote settings. The team delivering health care services is […]
Opportunities remain to take part in the 2015-16 NES GP Rural Fellowships in Scotland. Following a successful first round of recruitment, a number of positions remain vacant, and these remain open for applications until Sunday 31st May 2015. Rural fellowships are a great way for qualified GPs to ‘dip their toe in the water’ of rural […]
What do you want from life? Less stress? More time to think? More time to look after your patients? A chance to connect with a small tight knit community? A chance to live closer to nature…. and further away from the traffic jams and frenetic lifestyles of modern existence? North Uist can offer you all […]
Yesterday saw the completion of the first round of recruitment to the GP Rural Fellowship programme, run by NHS Education for Scotland. Once again the applicants presented an impressive array of skills and backgrounds, and a fresh wave of enthusiasm which is set to sweep across rural Scotland from this August. I joined the team below, […]
Jozo Schmuch is a medical student in Croatia, and Public Health Regional Assistant of the European branch of the IFMSA – the International Federation of Medical Students. Jozo was involved in organising some of the student stream of the recent WONCA World Rural Health, and was an active participant throughout the conference. I caught up with […]