Vacancy: Lerwick, Shetland (Salaried)

shetlandAn 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 friendly, welcoming and very supportive. The GPs in Lerwick participate in the local GP out-of-hours co-operative, which is not onerous. The Practice has a team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners who deal with on the day acute presentations, and we also have Practice Nurses and a Healthcare Assistant. We use EMIS and DOCMAN.

We want to deliver the best for our patients and we need you to help us do that.

  • Salary in line with DDRB recommended salaried GP pay scales
  • Distant Island Allowance
  • Relocation assistance

Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work. Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about Shetland go to

For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Watt on 01595 743209 or Dr Dylan Murphy on 01595 693201.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 19th June 2015

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