General Practitioner (GP)
August 29, 2023

The purpose of the job is to provide quality general practitioner medical services to eligible patients who have chosen you as their doctor of choice.

The general practitioner appointed to this post will be responsible for the provision to eligible persons, on behalf of the Xpress Health Ltd., all proper and necessary treatment of a kind usually undertaken by a general practitioner and not requiring special skill or experience of a degree or kind which general practitioners cannot reasonably be expected to possess. This will include such preventive and developmental services as are currently provided or may be developed.

The services to be provided should be made available either, as the circumstances may require, at the medical practitioner’s surgery or at the person’s home.

The medical practitioner shall:

– accept clinical responsibility for persons on his/her list who need medical treatment and treat them or, when the clinical condition is such that it is appropriate to transfer them to appropriate consultant care, do so and accept clinical responsibility for them on becoming aware of their discharge from consultant care.

– use the most efficient and economic forms of treatment or care consistent with the needs of his/her patients.

– utilise the appropriate support services including community and diagnostic services when available.

– keep himself /herself informed of developments in clinical care relevant to general practice.

– reside in his/her area of practice or within reasonable access to it.