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Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract or Primary Medical Services Agreement in a new practice located in Newtongrange, Midlothian from a building owned by NHS Lothian.

The provider will need to grow the practice list up to circa 5,000 patients. This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of these patients. As well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected to offer a range of additional and enhanced services.

It is a requirement that all applicants meet the criteria of section 17L of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, as amended.

Further details are available on the Public Contracts Scotland website

Applicants should register as a supplier with Public Contracts Scotland here applications should be lodged electronically by NOON on 8th February 2017

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Job details

 Salaried General Practitioner
Location:  Isle of Islay Grade:  Not specified
Category:  Medical & Dental Salary:  100,000 to 110,000 pa
Contract:  Permanent Duration:
Region:  Highland Hours: Daytime and OOH sessions
Job type: FullTime Date posted:  28 Oct 2016
Ref:  ISLAY/GP/01/SHOW Closing date:  30 Jan 2017
Islay Medical Practices

An exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic GP who wants to practice dynamic, patient centred medicine in an evolving practice providing 24/7 care to the population of Islay and its visitors.

•Holistic Care provided across 3 sites
•Pre-hospital cover and a busy Community Hospital and Emergency Department
•Close and developing links with secondary care in Glasgow and the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service
•Committed programme of undergraduate teaching
•A supportive team of existing principal GPs and healthcare professionals committed to service development
•Excellent QOF achievement
•Busy island with a thriving whisky industry, tourism and Hebridean culture

Out of Hours care is an essential part of the work which we do on Islay, allowing us to provide joined up care and a higher standard of clinical integration. These posts are ideal for GPs who want to work as true Generalists across daytime practice, community hospital inpatient care and a busy rural emergency department. They are also ideal for those hoping to develop their CV, gain experience in remote and rural primary care and develop teaching skills.

The post will be salaried for daytime work with additional pro-rata remuneration for Out of Hours. Successful candidates can expect to earn £100,000 - £110,000 pa.

Maybe you have become disillusioned with modern, urban General Practice and want to rekindle your interest in general medicine?

Maybe you are starting your career and want to experience life and work in an exciting and dynamic practice?

We are interested in receiving applications from suitably experienced GPs to join our existing team. We would welcome expressions of interest from suitably experienced GPs for a variety of fixed-term or flexible working arrangements.
How to apply:
Informal enquiries are welcomed by contacting Dr Kate Pickering or Dr Angus MacTaggart on 01496 302103.

Applications should be made by submission of CV and covering letter to alan.beresford@nhs.net by 12noon on Monday 30th January 2017 .
A paper application form can be downloaded here in Microsoft Word or PDF format

Job packs

Additional vacancy information: (application pack)


Contact information

 General Contact
Alan Beresford
Phone: 01496 302103 Fax: 01496 302112
Email: alan.beresford@nhs.net  
 Informal Contact
Dr Kate Pickering & Dr Angus MacTaggart
Phone: 01496 302103 Fax: 01496 302112
Email: alan.beresford@nhs.net

Employer details

 The Islay Medical Practice
General Practice
Website: http://islaymedicalservices.com/
Organisation information:
Bowmore Medical Practice, Port Ellen Surgery & the Rhinns Medical Centre.
Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above)
Port Ellen Surgery, Back Road, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA42 7DR