salaried GP

salaried GP

A general practitioner (GP) in the UK who is employed by an organisation and receives a salary; salaried GPs do not have an independent contract with the NHS.
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In the spring we launched a 'GP Career Start Scheme', inviting applicants from across the UK to apply for salaried GP posts in local practices.
They should be ensuring that Dr Price-Jones remains practising in the community and is offered a salaried GP position and no less.
The GP Earnings and Expenses 2010/11 report published last week by the NHS Information Centre reveals that, not only is GP pay falling, but that for a salaried GP, the average now sits at just over 57,000 [pounds sterling]--far lower than the numbers the general media would have us believe.
The study showed that salaried GPs saw their pay rise just 3% in the first two years - the average full-time salaried GP earns pounds 74,000 - while GP partners were the ones profiting the most.
Dr Jane Roberts will work as an academic researcher at Sunderland University while also practising as a salaried GP for County Durham Primary Care Trust.
In addition they will be supported by a local salaried GP during their first shifts.
Under the new contract, funding will follow the patient so, if a practice loses a partner, it will retain all its funding and be able to cover the gap with a salaried GP or with nurses.
Betsi Cadwaladr health board was investing in a new salaried GP service, the minister said.
Health minister Jane Hutt will unveil the scheme next Tuesday under which the sum will be paid to anyone taking up a first job as an assistant or salaried GP.
Areas such as Rhondda Cynon Taf are reporting large numbers of applicants for salaried GP vacancies.
Justin Johnson, head of primary care at the PCT, said: "We will support the clinic to find the right people to run this service, and possibly provide financial contribution for a salaried GP.
More than six out of ten doctors under 30 years of age say they are attracted by the idea of becoming a salaried GP.