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.

Avoiding burnout and promoting self-compassion

GP Job of the Week: Salaried GP, Swindon, Wiltshire

The transition from GP trainee to independent practice

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Career development: Becoming a GP trainer

A financial guide for GP locums

Starting as a GP partner: Ensuring the new partnership is a success

Latest GP careers

GMC provides detail of its review into fitness-to-practise referrals for BME doctors

GMC provides detail of its review into fitness-to-practise referrals for BME doctors

The GMC has published the terms of reference for its investigation into why a disproportionate...

'If Dr Bawa-Garba was white she wouldn't have landed in such deep trouble', says BAPIO

'If Dr Bawa-Garba was white she wouldn't have landed in such deep trouble', says BAPIO

Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba may not have been struck off if she had been white, a doctors'...

One in four trainee doctors feel burnt out, GMC survey shows

One in four trainee doctors feel burnt out, GMC survey shows

A quarter of trainee doctors are suffering from burnout, a GMC survey shows, with...

Careers advice, profiles and information

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Working in unfamiliar surroundings means locum GPs need to take extra steps to mitigate...

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...

Marketing yourself as a GP locum

Marketing yourself as a GP locum

Effective marketing can help GP locums find new work opportunities and secure more...

Paying tax as a GP locum

Paying tax as a GP locum

Medical accountant Jenny Stone explains how you pay your tax as a GP locum.

Why GP locums should join a chambers

Why GP locums should join a chambers

There are many benefits to being part of a chambers if you are a locum GP, but what...

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

Accountant Jenny Stone highlights the pros and cons of setting up as a limited company...

Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team and your CPD

Starting as a GP partner: Working with the practice team and your CPD

In the third part of this three-part guide, Dr Tillmann Jacobi looks at working with...

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

Starting as a GP partner: Getting to know your practice

In this three-part guide for new GP partners, Dr Tillmann Jacobi provides some practical...

How to deal with a GMC complaint
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How to deal with a GMC complaint

Receiving a letter from the GMC informing you of a complaint can be a terrible shock....

GP careers: GPSI in movement disorders

GP careers: GPSI in movement disorders

Dr Nick Lance describes his role as a GPSI in movement disorders and answers questions...

Getting the most out of your appraisal

Getting the most out of your appraisal

Advice to help GPs prepare for their annual appraisal. By Dr Marika Davies from Medical...

Taking a sabbatical to work as an expedition medic

Taking a sabbatical to work as an expedition medic

Dr Nic Allen is about to return to work after taking a year's sabbatical to work...

GP locums

Succeed as a locum with MIMS Learning

Succeed as a locum with MIMS Learning

MIMS Learning has launched 4 learning plans worth over 21 CPD credits to give you...

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward explains the particular challenges for...

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum
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Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of the things to consider when preparing for...

Wellbeing for GPs

Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves
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Wellbeing for GPs: The importance of looking after ourselves

As humans we all have the same needs for rest and recuperation, and it is worth spending...

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

As GPs we have all come across PUNs and DENs. But it's now time we started to consider...

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Dr Jennifer Napier explains how 'Schwartz Rounds', where a multidisciplinary group...

GP training

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a professional conversation

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a professional conversation

In the final part of our three-part series on improving learning log entries, Dr...

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a tutorial

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a tutorial

The second part of our series on improving learning log entries looks at documenting...

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a clinical encounter

Improving learning log entries in GP training: a clinical encounter

This first article in a three-part series looks at a typical e-portfolio learning...

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