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South East Vacancies

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.


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.


St Triduana's Medical Practice, North Edinburgh

We are a friendly and innovative teaching practice in Edinburgh with a vacancy for a GP Retainer, commencing in August 2018. Practice list size is 11,500 with five GP partners. Please see our website for further information.

To apply, please send CV and covering letter to:

Mrs Alison Fox, Practice Manager, St Triduana's Medical Practice, 54 Moira Park, Edinburgh, EH7 6RU or email alison.fox@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome - please phone Alison on 0131 657 3341. Applications must be approved for the Retainer scheme before taking up a post.


West Linton Medical Practice

GP required under the GP Retainer Scheme to work up to 4 sessions per week, commencing September 2018 or by arrangement.

West Linton Medical Practice is a small, friendly, rural Practice situated in the Scottish Borders but only 20 minutes from Hillend, Edinburgh.  We provide a high standard of clinical care and have always been high achievers in QOF.   The team consists of 3 Partners, 2 Practice Nurses, 1 Health Care Assistant and a friendly and efficient admin team.  We are in a purpose built Health Centre and currently have 3,800 patients.  Our clinical system is EMIS PCS.

Please send CV with a covering letter to:

Julie Downie, Practice Manager, West Linton Medical Practice, Deanfoot Road, West Linton, EH46 7EX

For further information please contact Julie Downie, Practice Manager or email julie.downie@borders.scot.nhs.uk


The Tweed Practice - Hay Lodge Health Centre, Peebles

The Tweed Practice is a busy training practice based in a modern health centre and attached to a community hospital. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic GP Retainer for four sessions per week to join our team of four partners and a salaried GP, who are supported by practice nurses and an admin team. This post is available from November 2018.

We have a practice list of 5411 and are based in the country town of Peebles, just 25 miles from Edinburgh. The health centre also houses a second GP practice with whom we work very closely. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a supportive and friendly environment.

Informal enquires or visits to the practice are welcome. Please contact Deborah Adams, Practice Manager via e-mail deborah.adams@borders.scot.nhs.uk or by telephone 01721 720601. Applications should be made in writing enclosing a copy of an up to date CV and sent to Deborah at the above 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

Available from October 2018 - 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, Catherine Cowie, on 0131 672 9410 or Catherine.Cowie@lothian.scot.nhs.uk 


Dalhousie Medical Practice

Bonnyrigg Health Centre, 109-111 High Street, Bonnyrigg, EH19 2ET

Immediate start available - up to 4 sessions

Contact Practice Manager, Carrie Anderson, on 0131 537 9844, or carrie.anderson@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk