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.

Career development: Becoming a GP trainer

GP Job of the Week: Part-time salaried GP, Wigan

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Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

10 tips for newly-qualified GPs

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

GP training: Five things I've learnt from general practice

Latest GP careers

The benefits of GP training in Wales
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The benefits of GP training in Wales

As the junior doctor application window re-opens on Tuesday 28 February, a survey...

3 tips to help you recruit the best GPs

3 tips to help you recruit the best GPs

GPonline's job site, GP Jobs, has produced a video highlighting three tips to help...

GP training in Wales offers exciting opportunities
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GP training in Wales offers exciting opportunities

NHS Wales has recently launched a major new recruitment drive to attract more GPs...

GP locums

Capita 'fiasco' leaves locum GPs without receipts to confirm pension payments

Capita 'fiasco' leaves locum GPs without receipts to confirm pension payments

GP leaders have demanded assurances for locums that their NHS pension contributions...

GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices
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GP contract indemnity fund 'potentially divisive' for locums and practices

Locums should receive their share of a £30m fund to cover rising GP indemnity costs...

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

GP sickness pay could leave practices facing five-figure shortfall

Sickness payments for GPs under the contract deal for 2017/18 could leave practices...

GP training

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Workplace-based assessment: Advice on how to present CEPS in your learning log and...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

To be used individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

Dr Prashini Naidoo explains why the audio COT forms part of a GP trainee's workplace...

Careers advice & interviews

Working as a GP with vulnerable people

Working as a GP with vulnerable people

Dr Peter Gough explains his volunteer work with Doctors of the World UK's clinic...

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...

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

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

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
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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...

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 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?...

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...

Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team
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Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team

In the second part of his article, Dr Tillmann Jacobi looks at working with the practice...

Career development: Taking on the role of GP appraiser

Career development: Taking on the role of GP appraiser

The challenges faced by GP appraisers and how to overcome them.

Developing a medical writing career
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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
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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
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Teaching opportunities for GPs

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

Wellbeing for GPs

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...

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....

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