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Lakeside Healthcare Group

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Salaried GP/GP Partner - Lakeside Healthcare at Rushden Medical Centre


You’ve heard all the noise about the NHS and its future. The NHS is changing; it has to. Many are hunkering down, hoping that the current challenges shall simply pass them by. Not us.

We at Lakeside Healthcare are embracing change, running with the opportunities it affords and are creating our own exciting future. We are different; we are innovative; we are the future of primary care. Not our words, but what many in the NHS are saying about us.

We are the largest ‘true’ partnership in the NHS and operate from various sites across the East Midlands, including Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, serving over 150,000 patients. Other practices are keen to join us as they see we have an exciting plan and a bright future.

A superb opportunity has arisen for a Salaried/ GP Partner to join the Rushden Medical Centre, Northamptonshire.

The parish of Rushden covers an area of some 9,000 acres and is part of the district of East Northamptonshire. The population of Rushden is 29,272 (Census 2011), making it the fifth largest town in the county.

Rushden is situated on the A6 midway between Bedford and Kettering. The southern limits of the town border on the county of Bedfordshire.

Rushden Lakes Shopping Centre is a shopping and leisure destination unlike anywhere else. It’s all set beside picturesque lakes in the upper Nene Valley, an area steeped in natural beauty. The development includes familiar high-street fashion favourites, department stores and an impressive line-up of restaurants and cafes. The development is situated near Waitrose, Rushden just off the A45.

The practice has an acknowledged reputation for providing high quality patient care to the community it services.

Colleagues based at Rushden Medical Centre will include: 4 GP partners; 1 salaried GP, as well as a full complement of nurses and ancillary staff.

The successful candidate will be working with engaging and appreciative patients amongst a great team of friendly and supportive colleagues. This surgery will provide you with professional rewards and a workload to achieve a genuine work-life balance, all within the security of an established super-practice. Opportunities to establish clinical interests are encouraged.

The main base will be at Lakeside Rushden Medical Centre, Northants.

Key Information
8 sessions a week, consistently high QOF scores and a list size of approximately 11,000 Patients, SystmOne clinical software

Key Benefits
NHS Pension, paid for Group Indemnity scheme, generous annual leave + study leave, job share possible

Start date: ASAP

If you would like any informal information or a look around the surgery, please contact Dr Tony Penney at or Vanessa Andreoli-Cooper at

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