UK GPs are hardworking and are an asset to any clinical team, but with demand for them rising how do you make your workplace their best option?
When moving to Australia, the most commonly asked about areas of Australian General Practice are based on the reasons they are leaving the NHS and it is important to keep these in mind.
Studies in the UK have shown that the main reasons UK GPs leave general practice are:
If you have UK GPs on your team, the more you can counter these challenges the better retention rates you will have.
UK GPs are used to working within a team in the UK, some clinics in Australia do not have the same focus. Working in a supportive and collaborative team is one of the top reasons a GP will choose your clinic. To support this atmosphere in your clinic:
A key element to supporting UK GPs, which has been said repeatedly is to provide a great induction when they first commence. If they have not worked in Australia before:
UK GPs often get multiple job offers when they decide to make the move. So is there anything you can provide which will set you apart from other clinics?
A great practice manager is key to GP job satisfaction, the PM is there to provide supports and help UK GPs settle into the practice.
What do great PMs do to support their GPs?
If you are interested to know more or would like to look into recruiting GPs from the UK, please contact Alecto on 1800 604 332 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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