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Vacancy: Lerwick Health Centre, Shetland (Salaried GP)

Lerwick Health Centre – Full time Salaried GP (40 hours per week)  We want to deliver the best for our patients and we need you to help us do that.  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, […]

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Our experience of simulation training on Arran

In September 2014 we took delivery of three Laerdal mannequins to support the work of emergency responder groups on the Isle of Arran.  These were funded by the kind support of the Sandpiper Trust.  Spurred on by the work of the TOPCAT study – identifying that quality early CPR, along with effective clinical teamwork and […]

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Vacancy: Hillswick, Shetland (Salaried GP)

Get a Life ……. Hillswick Medical Practice, Shetland Salaried ‘Associate’ GP for 17-26 weeks throughout the year, depending on how much you are available or would want to do – £40- £60,000 depending on commitment and plenty opportunity for locums, or just chil! We are a friendly, patient-centred, singlehanded ex training practice who require an […]

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Vacancy: Raigmore Hospital, Scotland (Emergency Practitioners)

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness: Emergency Practitioner Posts The fastest growing city in Scotland: 145,366 people currently reside in the city and its surrounding region, a 14% growth in population since 2001. Frequently tops UK happiness surveys and quality of life indices – http://tinyurl.com/ofvtcwn Home to the UK’s newest university, the University of the Highlands and Islands You […]

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Vacancy: Isle of Barra (Partner)

There is a vacancy for a full-time partner at Barra Medical Practice. 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 wait for the […]

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Must-watch video from @KangarooBeach

When was the last time you watched something that you felt simply had to have a wider audience? For me that was last night.  Tim Leeuwenburg of Kangaroo Island, Australia had already presented this talk to the wide community of SMACC in Chicago, but by sharing his story and reflections on video, it makes for […]

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Vacancy: North West Sutherland, Scotland (Salaried)

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 […]

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GP Vacancy: Isle of Arran, Scotland

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 […]

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BASICS Scotland Clinical Governance 16th June – sign up now

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 […]

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Vacancy: Lochgoilhead, Scotland (Associate GP)

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 […]

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