Salaried GP (part-time)

Job Details

Up to 3 sessions per week (negotiable in line with surgery requirements).

Optional opportunity of developing in a clinical specialty at West Suffolk Hospital. Also, possibility to become a partner and can be further discussed at interview

We are looking for a GP whose main focus will be general practice but we can also support the right candidate to establish a special interest in hospital medicine, leadership or research to suit personal or career needs.

Glemsford Surgery integrated with West Suffolk Foundation Trust (WSFT) to provide improved healthcare services for patients in and around the village of Glemsford.

Virtual integration (VI) is an innovative venture supported by the West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and local Alliance which provides support to the GPs and surgery staff from the local acute hospital trust and community services. We believe clinicians working together are in a better position to deliver effective, high quality clinical care.

This has allowed staff access to services such as: Occupational health, MSK Physiotherapist, Staff Wellbeing service. There is also currently a free gym membership with Abbeycroft gyms in the West Suffolk area.

Glemsford village is within easy reach of Cambridge (30 miles), Ipswich (25 miles), Bury St Edmunds (12 miles) and Sudbury (6 miles) and the surgery benefits from a co-located but independently managed pharmacy, enabling clinical and patient access to in-house help and advice for medication issues.

West Suffolk Hospital is a friendly and accessible hospital set in a 19-hectare parkland site on the edge of Bury St Edmunds. It has around 430 beds and serves a population of around 275,000 within an area of about 600 square miles. An “acute” hospital with an accident and emergency department, the West Suffolk Hospital aims to be the hospital local communities choose first, every time.

The successful candidate will be required to be an active member of the GP surgery and help with leading on aspects in the practice, eg palliative care or dementia. This can be discussed at interview

We are:

  • A friendly and committed clinical team of 4 GPs already in post (7 sessions, 6 sessions, 6 sessions, 6 sessions cover), one Trainee Nurse Practitioner, two Practice Nurses, PCN Clinical Pharmacist, OT First Practitioner (focused on mental health) and two HCA.
  • A GMS practice with 4700 patients
  • A well established and effective administration and management team
  • A respectable QOF achiever with good patient survey results
  • A SystmOne practice
  • Interested in developing individual special interests
  • Innovative and keen to improve our services and patient care
  • Located within 90 minutes of London and 45 minutes of Cambridge, in an idyllic rural village
  • Member of local PCN

You are:

  • Looking for a friendly, rural practice
  • Committed to quality patient care and effective team working
  • Motivated, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Innovative and excited by the possible

We warmly encourage applicants to come and meet us. For an informal visit or for more information, please contact Ms Victoria Dawson, Practice Manager or Ms Sinead Collins, Service Manager on /  or telephone 01787 280484.