A General Practitioner is responsible for providing medical services to patients within a medical practice. These medical services as a GP include examination, investigation, diagnosis treatment and referral of patients.
Working as a GP requires daily interaction with patients of all ages and the knowledge of a broad range of illnesses is highly beneficial. General Practitioners also help to develop and initiate new systems of working within a medical practice, whilst encouraging and promoting the development of clinical governance.
General Practitioners work shifts either on a locum GP or residential basis at medical practices and out of hours surgeries and in Urgent and Primary care.
Earnings for General Practitioners vary depending on their contract of work; salaried GP’s can earn from £57,000 up to £110,000, whereas Locum GP’s and GP’s that work on a contractual basis can earn up to £90 per hour.
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London, the capital city of England is known for its iconic landmarks and history, from the clock tower ‘Big Ben’ and Westminster Abbey to the imposing Houses of Parliament. London is a 21st-century city with a historic past going back to Roman times, with a diverse and cultural present.
London is the most densely populated city and the biggest in western Europe, with the world largest financial centre and home to many big names in finance from banks and stock exchanges, to investment and insurance companies. The Bank of England, the second oldest bank in the world, is also located in London.
London has a huge transport network available, with 5 main airports, trains, Eurotunnel and the London Underground, known as the oldest underground railway in the world.
The UK City hosts many sporting events from the 2012 Olympic Games to regular sporting events at Wembley and Emirates Stadium, Twickenham Rugby Stadium and the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament every year at the Old England Tennis Club.
An increasing number of technology companies are based in London, and the East of London is well known as ‘Tech City’ and ‘Silicon Roundabout’ and has a number of high-tech companies located in areas such as Shoreditch, St Luke’s and Hackney Wick.