The GP Induction & Refresher Scheme 

The NHS GP Induction and Refresher (I&R) Scheme provides a safe, supported and direct route for qualified GPs to join or return to NHS general practice. 

More information and links to the GP recruitment website can be found  here.

The GP Retention Scheme 

The GP Retention Scheme is a package of financial and educational support to help doctors, who might otherwise leave the profession, remain in clinical general practice. 

For more information about the scheme and links to resources click here.

Alternative Careers for GPs 

BMA Blog posts: 

GP Appraiser 

University GP Tutor

Forensic Medical Examiner

Emergency Department GP



Updated 21st April 2018