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NHS Borders

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Medical Services ,Primary & Community Services

Exciting GP opportunity Duns Medical Group, Scottish Borders

We are a friendly, organised, GP practice in the historic Scottish Border town of Duns. Due to planned retirement we are looking ahead for one or two GPs to join us in developing their ideal job. Our emphasis is on a harmonious work life balance and we can be flexible in accommodating your needs.

Located in a beautiful, rural location in the unspoilt eastern Borders, one can enjoy coastal, countryside and city life with ease. We have a wide range of local amenities and outdoor pursuits. We are 60 minutes from Edinburgh and 90 minutes from Newcastle. Great transport links nearby with the A1, East Coast Main Line railway and two international airports.

Excellent property and land prices lead to a fabulous quality of life.

This job enjoys a unique location with the ability to live in either Scotland or England depending on the financial and educational priorities of you and your family.

We are a team of 3 GP partners, 1 practice nurse, and 2 health care assistants.

We are based in purpose built NHS Borders Health Centre, which also houses another GP practice, a community hospital and hosts a wide range of visiting consultants and AHPs.

We have an attached practice pharmacist, a pharmacy technician and a first contact physiotherapist.

- 3100 patient list size

- All GP options considered - salaried, partnership, job share.

- 6 to 9 sessions required

- No extended hours, out of hours or community hospital responsibility.

- Low home visit rates

- Medical defence subscription paid

- Locum insurance paid

- Previous consistently high QOF achievement

- High patient satisfaction scores

- Start date negotiable - we would wish to have a GP in place by 1 August 2020.

Informal enquiries or visits to the practice are welcome. For further information, please contact

Nicola Gillies, Practice Manager, on 01361 885040 or nicola.gillies@borders.scot.nhs.uk

Employer details: NHS Borders is the NHS service provider for the Scottish Borders. We provide acute and primary care services from the Borders General Hospital, 4 community hospitals and a network of mental health and learning disability inpatient, community and day facilities.

The Borders General Hospital provides a full range of services across the specialties, including inpatient and daycase surgery, outpatient services, Accident & Emergency, maternity and paediatrics as well as therapy, laboratory and pharmacy facilities.

The Community Hospitals provide inpatient GP beds, outpatient and rehabilitation and therapy clinics.

Our Primary & Community Services Board co-ordinates primary health care services provided by 24 GP practice and a network of dentists, pharmacists and ophthalmic opticians across the region.

NHS Borders also has responsibility for health protection and health promotion for the population of the Borders.

The Scottish Borders has a population of about 110,000 and NHS Borders employs approximately 3,200 staff.

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