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The following vacancies are available within the South East Region. You will see the practice details, sessions available and contacts for the role. Please feel free to contact the practice directly to enquire further.



 Applications are invited for the post of GP Retainer at Colinton Surgery, ideally commencing May 2020. We are a friendly, innovative 7 partner Training Practice in Edinburgh, seeking a Retainer for up to 4 sessions per week, times to be negotiated. Post will be at an attractive pay rate and under normal GP retainer terms and conditions. Contact David Trundle, Practice Manager on 0131 624 9078

(or David.Trundle@lothian.scot.nhs.uk ) for further information.


Baronscourt Surgery

GP Retainer 4 sessions per week. 

The post is available from August 2019.  


Practice Details;

  • List size of approx 7,450 and gradually increasing
  • Purpose built premises
  • Supportive training practice – GP training, FY2 and medical students
  • Daily team coffee break
  • Central location with a small practice boundary
  • Free on street parking


For further details please contact Gill McHenry, Practice Manager, by email or by phone 0131 657 5444.  Applicants may apply by emailing a covering letter and CV to Gill McHenry on Gillian.McHenry@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk



Roslin Medical Practice

 Gp Retainer – 4 sessions

 Spacious purpose built premises in a semi-rural/suburban location

  • 6300 patients
  • 4 partners
  • 1 salaried GP
  • 3 Practice Nurses
  • 1 Treatment Room nurse
  • 4th year Medical Student training
  • Clinical systems – Vision/ Docman
  • Pharmacy support
  • Physiotherapy support 

We are looking to appoint a 4 session GP Retainer to join our small friendly team.

There is a great working relationship between staff and clinicians and this is highlighted at our morning coffee breaks and regular social events.

The practice aims to provide a friendly supportive working environment for all the team and the best care possible for our patients.

 Informal enquiries or visits are welcome.  Please contact Linda Wilson, Practice Manager or Heather Downie, Office Manager on 0131 440 2043.

 Please send your C.V. together with a covering letter to linda.x.wilson@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


Springwell Medical Centre

39 Ardmillan Terrace, Edinburgh, EH11 2JL

City centre Practice, with 10 800 patients. 5 partners, 2 salaried GPs and 1 Registrar.  2 Nurses and 1 HCA.  We are looking for a Retainer to join our practice, preferably 4 sessions - immediate start available.

Contact Interim Practice Manager, Ali Parrott, on 0131 347 1860 or ali.Parrott@lothian.scot.nhs.uk


Craigmillar Medical group

GP Retainer opportunity – flexible work hours to accommodate

  • 9,000 patients
  • 7 partners, 2 salaried GPs, Training Practice
  • ANP & Senior Mental Health Nurse
  • 3 Practice Nurses & 3 HCAs, Link Worker
  • Modern purpose-built premises
  • NHS Community staff on site
  • NHS Lothian main leaseholder
  • Half-day Duty system, with identified ‘back up’
  • House of Care approach to Chronic Disease

We are looking for a brilliant GP retainer to join our team working at the ‘Deep End’ of General Practice and help us get the most out of the New Scottish GP Contract for our patients and community in an area of significant socio-economic deprivation in Edinburgh NE Locality. We are a growing practice and looking for a retainer GP to work with us moving forwards.  We are very happy to consider flexible working options to accommodate drop offs, pick ups etc. for the right person.

  • We remain committed to the partnership model of General Practice and are a stable partnership.  It is important to us to find the right person for the team, so we are very happy to arrange informal visits or consider day locums from GPs who would like to dip their toe in the water.
  • We trust, value, and support each other as colleagues. We have taken active steps to regain control of our workload, expanding our team to include an ANP, Senior Mental Health Nurse and Community Link Worker.  
  • We have deliberately structured our timetable to protect coffee time every morning and in-house education.

Informal visits are encouraged so please contact us to arrange: 0131 322 2111. To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to our practice manager: Jackie.conner@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk.

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Crewe Medical Centre, North West Edinburgh

GP required under the GP Retainer Scheme to work 4 sessions per week preferably full days Tuesdays & Fridays. We are a well established, friendly and supportive practice, located in the North West of Edinburgh.

  • 4 Partners
  • 3 Salaried GPs
  • Training Practice
  • 2 Practice Nurses & HCA
  • Modern, purpose built practice
  • EMIS system, paper light
  • List size 9700
  • High QOF achievement in previous years

Please send C.V. with covering letter to: Jayne Triplett, Practice Manager, Crewe Medical Centre, 135 Boswall Parkway, EdinburghEH5 2LY. For further information about the post, please contact Jayne on 0131 552 5544  Or by email to: Jayne.triplett@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


Carmondean Medical Group, Livingston, West Lothian

GP Retainer required for up to 4 sessions/week, immediate start available.

Carmondean Medical Group is a well established training practice with five partners. We are a well organised, forward thinking, friend and dynamic team who are focused on providing excellent patient care as well as enjoying a work-life balance. We share the Health Board owned premises with Barclays Medical Group and both practices function independently.

A full practice profile is available on request and informal visits are welcome. For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Phyllis Carr, Practice Manager, on 07718 661524/01506 836300 or email Phyllis.Carr@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk.

If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and covering letter to Phyllis Carr, Practice Manager, at the above email address.


Dr Young and Partners - University Health Service, Edinburgh

We are looking for a replacement Retainer and can offer 4 sessions per week from 4 March 2019 with the working regime/format being mutually agreed.

We are a large GP practice with up to 25,000 patients based on the University of Edinburgh campus and this vacancy is arising due to the conclusion of the placement of our existing retainer.

The Job description for this post is available by contacting our Practice Manager, Mrs Jean Grant on j.grant@nhst.net or calling 0131 650 2629. Please also visit our website for further details on the practice www.health-service.ed.ac.uk.


The O’Connell Street Medical Practice
GP Retainer Required

The O’Connell Street Medical Practice is a friendly, rural, training practice situated in the Scottish Borders looking for a GP to join us under the GP Retainer Scheme to work up to 4 sessions per week.

Our practice comprises of
List size 6500
4 GP partners
1 Salaried GP
2 Practice Nurses
1 Health Care Assistant
Community Nurses and Health Visitors attached to the practice and also a Treatment Room

Consistently high QOF achievers
Clinical system – EMIS PCS
Friendly, supportive team
Local Hawick Community Hospital

Please send CV with covering letter to
Melanie Johnston, Practice Manager
O’Connell Street Medical Practice, Hawick TD9 9HU


Dedridge Medical Group

Dedridge Medical Group is a busy, friendly, 8 Partner Training Practice situated in Livingston, West Lothian.  We have a loyal and dedicated team providing high quality care to our 10,500 patients. 

  • GP Training Practice

  • VISION clinical system

  • Docman/paperlite

  • High QOF achievers

Friendly, supportive multidisciplinary team

We have a vacancy for a Retained doctor for up to 4 sessions per week with a negotiable start date.

Please apply in writing enclosing CV to:

Margaret-Anne Smith (Practice Manager)

Dedridge Medical Group

Nigel Rise, Dedridge, Livingston, EH54 6QQ 

e-mail – margaret-anne.smith@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Tel - 01506 414586


Whinpark Medical Centre

6 Saughton Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3RA

Immediate Start - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Hilary Scott, on 0131 455 7999 or Hilary.Scott@lothian.scot.nhs.uk


Slateford Medical Practice

27 Gorgie Park Close, Edinburgh, EH14 1NQ

Immediate start available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Linda Gordon on 0131 442 8700 or linda.gordon@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


Richmond Practice

Dean Road, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0DH

Start date Negotiable - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Janice Bennett, on 01506 822 665 or



Selkirk Medical Practice

Viewfield Lane, Selkirk, TD7 4LJ

Immediate Start - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Donna Wheelans on 01750 21674 or Donna.Wheelans@borders.scot.nhs.uk 


Kelty Medical Practice

80 Main Street, Kelty, Fife, KY4 0AE

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Vicki Cunningham, on 01383 831 281 orvicki.cunningham@nhs.net


Coldstream Medical Practice

Kelso Road, Coldstream, TD12 4LQ

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Yvonne Archibald, on 01890 883 547 or yvonne.archibald2@borders.scot.nhs.uk


Tranent Medical Practice

Loch Drive, Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 2JX

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Alisson Stewart on 01875 610 697 or alisson.stewart@lothian.scot.nhs.uk  


Cos Lane Medical Practice

Woodside Road, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4AQ

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Alison Milne, on 01592 752 100 or



Craigshill Health Centre

The Mall, Craigshill Health Centre, Cragshill, Livingston EH54 5DY

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Janet Butler, on 01506 432 621 or janet.butler@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


North Berwick Group Practice

54 St Baldred's Road, North Berwick, EH39 4PU

Immediate Start Available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Val Thomson on 01620 892 169 or



Gracemount Medical Practice

24 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6RN

Immediate start available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Carol Girrity, on 0131 672 9410 or Carol.girrity@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk 


West Calder Medical Practice

GP required under the GP Retainer Scheme to work 4 sessions per week.  We are a well established, friendly and supportive practice in West Lothian.

  • 7 Partners
  • Working towards being a Training Practice in 2020
  • 2 Practice Nurses
  • 1 Assistant Practitioner
  • 1 HCA + 1 Phlebotomist
  • Modern purpose built practice
  • EMIS system
  • List size 9072

Please send CV with covering letter to :  Susan Millar, Practice Manager, West Calder Medical Practice, 65 West End, West Calder  EH55 8EJ.  For further information about the post, please contact Susan on 01506 874300 or by email to – susan.d.millar@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk



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