Glenfield Medical Practice, Galashiels, Scottish Borders
4-5 sessions each week with a possible move to 6 -8 sessions
8 week annual leave (including public holidays) and 1 week study leave.
Medical defence fee paid by practice.
Starting date 26th September 2022, but willing to wait for right candidate.
We are looking for a positive, motivated GP to join our experienced team. We are a small, friendly, semi-rural Practice, with historically the youngest population in the Scottish Borders.
Galashiels is the largest town in the Scottish Borders and has excellent local facilities, schools , university campus , recreational opportunities , cinema , two large supermarkets, Tesco and Asda and an excellent rail service to Edinburgh. The home of The Great Tapestry of Scotland was also opened in Galashiels recently.
We are fortunate to have a local General hospital and OOH GP service 3 miles away at Borders General Hospital, Melrose
Our progressive Practice is well established in undergraduate teaching and training of Edinburgh Medical students. Our GMS practice list size is over 2,000 patients, previous high QOF achievement.
We are based within Galashiels Health Centre which offers a variety of services including Community Nursing, Heath Visitors, Midwifery, Dentistry, Podiatry, Dieticians, Speech and Language Therapy and a Sexual Health/Family Planning Service.
Work load manageable with excellent work-life balance. Same day triage and f2f appointments.
Very low visit rate ( 2021 average 1.5 patients seen at home each week )
58% practice population under the age of 44 ys. Borders average 45.7%.
Practice uses Emis/Docman
Practice has one single handed GP of 20 years experience, and more than 33 years experience as a full time GP, The practice will be trying to move towards a two or possible three person GP practice.
Staffing comprises 4 receptionists, one practice nurse and a pharmacist.
Please forward CV and covering note by post or email by 1st June 2022
All applications will be considered.
Dr Rodger Glenfield
Galashiels Health Centre
Galashiels TD1 2UA
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.glenfieldmedicalpractice.co.uk
Applicants interested can contact our Senior Receptionist, Jane Greene, or Dr Rodger Glenfield for an informal chat. Visits to the Practice are also welcome. Telephone 01896 661363