GP CAREERS

Being a GP provides many options for future career development and many GPs are also now opting for portfolio careers. For jobs, career advice and information keep an eye on our GP Careers section or visit GP Jobs.

1

Wellbeing for GPs: It is time we addressed doctors' unmet needs

GP Job of the Week: Full- or part-time salaried GP, County Durham

1

GP training: Why I decided on a career in general practice

Starting out as a GP locum

10 tips for newly-qualified GPs

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

Latest GP careers

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum
1

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Some aspects of appraisal can be more challenging for locum GPs. Dr Anna Cumisky...

How to look after your health and avoid a GMC complaint
1

How to look after your health and avoid a GMC complaint

In these high-pressure times, MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Nicola Lennard discusses...

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Wellbeing for GPs: How can we improve wellbeing in our practices?

Dr Jennifer Napier shares tips and advice from delegates at this year's RCGP annual...

GP locums

Dr Zoe Norris: Salaried and locum GPs can help solve NHS workforce crisis
1

Dr Zoe Norris: Salaried and locum GPs can help solve NHS workforce crisis

It's time the NHS woke up to the fact that GPs opting for salaried and locum roles...

GPs choosing locum roles to cap workload, BMA poll reveals
1

GPs choosing locum roles to cap workload, BMA poll reveals

More than three quarters of locum GPs say they have chosen to work in locum roles...

Lack of sessional GP representation 'risks credibility' of LMCs

Lack of sessional GP representation 'risks credibility' of LMCs

The credibility of LMCs could be 'seriously undermined' and much of the profession...

GP training

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

For use individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward highlights the five most common prescribing...

Reflecting on significant events during GP training

Reflecting on significant events during GP training

Significant event analysis should form part of your learning log during GP training....

Careers advice & interviews

How GPs can reduce risk when working in unscheduled care

How GPs can reduce risk when working in unscheduled care

A few simple steps can help make out-of-hours and unscheduled care safer and reduce...

Life as a reserve medical officer in the RAF

Life as a reserve medical officer in the RAF

GP and Squadron Leader Alex Norman has served in the RAF as a reserve medical officer...

GP careers: Working as a medico-legal adviser
3

GP careers: Working as a medico-legal adviser

GP Dr Zaid Al-Najjar explains what his role as a medico-legal adviser at the Medical...

Volunteering abroad as a doctor

Volunteering abroad as a doctor

What do GPs need to know if they are planning on working abroad? Dr Richenda Tisdale...

Career options for newly-qualified GPs

Career options for newly-qualified GPs

Is a partnership, salaried GP post, locum role or even non-GP work right for you?...

Undertaking a masters degree as a GP

Undertaking a masters degree as a GP

Many GPs will decide to embark on further study during their career. Professor Rodger...

Career development: Becoming a GP trainer
1

Career development: Becoming a GP trainer

A look at the benefits of becoming an educational supervisor.

Being a GP with a special interest

Being a GP with a special interest

A special interest is good for your personal development, and there are lots of opportunities,...

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

In this two-part guide for new GP partners, Dr Tillmann Jacobi explains the pros...

Developing a medical writing career
1

Developing a medical writing career

Professor Rodger Charlton considers how to combine GP work with a writing career.

GP interview - A GP with a special interest in sport

GP interview - A GP with a special interest in sport

A passion for sport is integral to Dr Marwan Al-Dawoud's medical career and led to...

Working as a prison doctor
1

Working as a prison doctor

Doctors at HMP Wandsworth need good 'jail craft', writes resident GP Dr Emmanuel...

Interview: Volunteering in Africa

Interview: Volunteering in Africa

Dr Alex Burns, a GP in Cornwall, explains why he spent a year working with VSO in...

Career development: Working as an expedition GP

Career development: Working as an expedition GP

Dr Jenny Corser on why she became involved in trek medicine and how other GPs can...

Teaching opportunities for GPs
1

Teaching opportunities for GPs

Teaching undergraduates, trainees, other GPs or other healthcare professionals -...

Wellbeing for GPs

Wellbeing for GPs: Where can GPs find help and support?

Wellbeing for GPs: Where can GPs find help and support?

There are a number of services available to help GPs if they are struggling to cope....

Wellbeing for GPs: How self-compassion can help us tackle stress and anxiety

Wellbeing for GPs: How self-compassion can help us tackle stress and anxiety

Good levels of self-esteem and self-compassion lead to less anxiety and depression....

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of a good night's sleep

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of a good night's sleep

Sleep performs a vital function in protecting our mental health, but what can you...

Follow Us: