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NHS GP Health Service – Clinicians required in locations around England

The NHS GP Health (GPH) Service is a new national England-wide programme to provide mental health and addiction services to GPs and GP trainees. It is hosted within the NHS Practitioner Health Programme which has been providing services to health professionals for the last 9 years.

For details about GPH please see www.gphealth.nhs.uk

The GP Health service began to see patients in January 2017 and we are seeking clinicians in various locations around England to enable services to be delivered locally and within reasonable travelling distances.

Key areas:

East of England, particularly Cambridge, Peterborough, Kings Lynn & Norwich areas

North West, particularly Carlisle and Lake District areas

South East, particularly Brighton and the Kent area

We are seeking to recruit clinicians (nurse specialist prescribers and doctors – GP/Psychiatrists) to deliver aspects of care from first contact assessment, case management, prescribing and clinical leadership. Experience in treating mental health conditions/addiction is essential. You must hold a licence to practise (GMC/NMC) and be qualified to prescribe. For information about the role of the NHS GP Health Clinician Job Description please see: http://php.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2016/10/NHS-Clinician-Job-Description.pdf

Clinicians will be paid an annual retainer for their services plus a fee per case.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our GP Health team please submit a 1-2 page CV including references, plus a short written statement (around 500 words) outlining your experience and interest in working with sick doctors to: gp.health@nhs.net.

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Lucy Warner, CEO on lucy.warner@nhs.net or Tel: 07954 329270