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Medical Practice Vacancy

Employer
NHS Lothian
Location
Murieston, Livingston
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Profession
GP

Job Details

Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under
a General Medical Services Contract for approximately 6,765 patients in the
Murieston area of Livingston.

The vacancy would suit those who want to lead a primary care team as it
develops new ways of working and grows its patient list; at the same time as
continuing to provide and improve traditional primary care services.

The GMS services are currently provided from Murieston Medical Practice
at 5 Hamilton Square, Livingston, EH54 9JZ and applicants should be aware
that the availability of these premises is subject to further discussion with the
owner.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS
Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver
high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of patients. As
well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected
to offer a range of additional and enhanced services.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Jeremy Chowings, Deputy Medical Director Primary Care NHS Lothian: Jeremy.s.chowings@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Applicants should meet the criteria to be eligible to provide General Medical Services in Scotland. Further details are available on the Public Contracts Scotland website www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Applicants should register as a supplier: www.publiccontractsscotland.
gov.uk/register_v2/Supplier_Register.aspx
and applications should be lodged electronically by noon on Monday 11 December 2023.

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About

NHS Lothian is the second largest health board in Scotland serving the fastest growing population. We cover four local authority areas, including the city of Edinburgh. As one of the largest healthcare organisations in the UK, we invest approximately £1.6 billion a year in protecting and improving the health and wellbeing of our communities. Our permanent workforce of over 28,000 delivers a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services to a population of over 850,000 people. We have 21 hospitals, 119 GP practices, 182 community pharmacies, 173 general dental practices and 127 optometry practices. As a regional centre, we also provide some services for patients in neighbouring areas and we are a national centre of expertise for other specialties, serving people across Scotland.
We have recently invested in a brand-new children’s hospital, the Royal Hospital for Children & Young People, and a new state of the art Department for Clinical Neurosciences. Now is also an exciting time to join our ophthalmology and oncology teams as we embark on plans to invest significant capital into building leading treatment and research centres.

Living in the Lothians

Edinburgh and the Lothians are all home to ample amenities, beautiful countryside and rich history. With museums, castles, beaches, markets, plenty of activities for the family, shops, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife – all on your doorstep – there truly is something for everyone here.
Edinburgh, home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is consistently named one of the best cities in the UK to live in and people come from all over the world to visit. The city hosts the annual Festival Fringe and world-famous Hogmanay events and has great transport links, being home to Scotland’s busiest airport and the UK’s second largest train station.

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