Life after GPVTS

Discussion in 'MTAS discussion' started by IMG999, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. IMG999

    IMG999 Guest

    What is the job propects for GP.

    Partnerships are unheard, salaried jobs are for whites and impossible for IMGs and locums are difficult to come by.

    Am I correct?
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

  3. my friend has been locum GP for 2 years after training.
  4. IMG999

    IMG999 Guest

    That means no proper job after being qualified as GP only locums??
  5. poor img

    poor img Guest

    please discuss your experience in stage 3.

    your help can revive a ruined doc's career.
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Locm GP's earn more money :wink:
  7. GeePee

    GeePee Guest

    Locums earning more money is a misconception, I became a partner 8mnth after vts. You have to take into consideration not having any income when taking holidays or for sickness when being a locum.
  8. Guest

    Guest Guest

    :oops: Same applies for hospital posts.
    Still, GP locums earn more money!!
  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Gp certainly earn more money rate of £60 per hour but the problem is getting locum. There arent any how can you earn without working?
  10. worried GP

    worried GP Guest

    The GP land is already overflowing, I wonder what will happen when these guys after 3 years pass out!!
  11. Guest.

    Guest. Guest

    This is the truth, people have a long gap after gpvts before settling. During this time they have to depend on locums which is tricky. Whereas hospital jobs are always better because of trust posts.
  12. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Iam a Locum GP.
    I have earned in 1 yr what most earn in 5 yrs. I have been doing this for 3-4 yrs now........
    Some day when I am fed up of money I will leave UK.
    I do app 12,000+ per month in Locums...
    So I dont care a hoot for practice or partership at the minute
    The selfish Gps pay me appropriately and keep their practices ... but for how long...
    I have invested overseas and my ventures are blossoming
    God bless 8)
  13. chand

    chand Guest

    the future will be tougher for getting into gp

    soon they will extend gp and in some regions uk doctors are preffering gp to genral medicine.

    This may allow training opportunity for hsmps in int med.

    Also longer training for gp will be 5 years and may mean that gp have joint cct in some medical subspecialties eg derm or rheumatology

    So if you are in this year - enjoy - door again is closing
  14. Guest

    Guest Guest

    for every application for GP post there are more than 100 applications? is this true or just a rumour? I hve recently got GPVTS and with 2500 new GPs pilling up I dont know what will happen with such a huge number of GPs when I qualify in 201. what does everyone think

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