We've noticed your using a old browser this may cause issuse when experincing our site. We recommend updating your browser here this provides the latest browsers for you to download. This just makes sure your experince our website and all others websites in the best possible way. Close

Archive | Recruitment RSS feed for this section

Ensuring a fair trial

Recruitment is a tough – and time-consuming job, which means ensuring you hire the right person for your vacancy is crucial. Nobody wants to go through the process of hiring a new face, only for that person to be unsuitable for the role, leaving you back at square one. Equally, it’s important that any likely

Continue reading...

Your guide to the International GP Recruitment Programme

February 1, 2018, by in GPs, Recruitment

0 Comments

Your guide to the International GP Recruitment Programme

(Time to read: 6 minutes) The recruitment of GPs remains a major headache for practice managers. Figures from NHS Digital show that almost 1,300 full-time equivalent GPs have been lost from the NHS workforce over the past two years. Throw into the mix a failure to recruit sufficient numbers into GP training posts and it’s easy

Continue reading...

Avoiding discrimination in recruitment

Avoiding discrimination in recruitment

Unless you meet one of the limited exceptions, the Equality Act 2010 means that you must be sure not to discriminate against applicants on the grounds of the protected characteristics. What practical steps can you take to avoid discrimination in recruitment? (1) Your Recruitment Policy and process Having a written clear and transparent policy covering

Continue reading...

GP recruitment to be “industrial”

News

The NHS drive to recruit overseas GPs will be on an “industrial scale,” the head of NHS England has promised. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens revealed yesterday that he plans to recruit 2,000 GPs from overseas to tackle the crisis in primary care. Some GP leaders have condemned the plans as a “sticking plaster”

Continue reading...

Dependent on experience…

May 23, 2017, by in Funny, Recruitment

0 Comments

Dependent on experience…

Written by Don “Some can gain all the experience needed after a few minutes of instruction whilst others will never gain it in a lifetime of toil…….” (I think I just made that one up, although I could equally have plagiarised it from somewhere, but I am old and curmudgeonly so don’t really give a

Continue reading...

A PM’s guide to probation periods

March 23, 2017, by in Recruitment, Staff

1 Comment

Probation

Recruiting new staff – or promoting from within for that matter – is never easy. Despite multiple interviews, numerous references and forensic inspection of CVs and covering letters there’s absolutely no guarantee your chosen person will prove to be suitable for the role; which is why probation periods matter so much. Probation periods give you

Continue reading...

Applying to be a Practice Manager

Applying to be a Practice Manager

Robert Campbell  This article was prepared after dealing with two vacancies for practice managers in two medium sized practices. “A Jack of All Trades” When applying to be a GP Practice Manager, a ‘Jack of All Trades’ is required. Your ability to delegate work to others will depend on the Practice size, the number of

Continue reading...
Get in the know! Keeping practice managers updated and connected.

Subscribe to our FREE weekly email newsletter: