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Careers in General Practice in Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire

Maternity Cover Salaried GP – 5-6 sessions AIR BALLOON SURGERY, BRISTOL

One of our associate (salaried) GPs will be starting her maternity leave in March. She currently works six sessions per week, and we are looking to cover these ideally from April 2022.


We support and develop our GPs with an innovative induction programme, which includes ongoing protected weekly mentoring time.


We are a supportive, friendly, caring Practice and would be a great place to enhance your GP career. We are open to new ideas and ways of working.


We actively encourage colleagues to develop individual interests and value the importance of being inspired and enthused by our work.


Ensuring a healthy work-life balance is prominent in our decision making - we strive and continue to make adjustments to our working structure to ensure this. Your opinion and well-being matter.


We are a GP Training Practice. We support medical students, Foundation doctors and ST trainees, alongside a GP Retainer.


About us:

  • 4 Partners and 7 Associate (salaried) GPs
  • Mentoring scheme for Associates
  • Phone triage system implemented during COVID
  • Home Visits done by ANP and Paramedics
  • Urgent Care Nurses
  • Low home visit rate for GPs
  • Extensively skilled nursing team, including ANP, paramedic and nurse prescribers
  • Extremely supportive and highly-trained Care Navigator team.
  • Two clinical practice pharmacists, one prescribes
  • CPD well supported in-house and with external training
  • Modern, spacious, purpose built premises
  • GP Training practice
  • Undergraduate teaching
  • Close to the Independant cafes of Church Rd, including the award-winning Bristol Loaf.
  • We are a registered Park-Run Practice.
  • Achieved overall ‘good’ CQC rating


More information

Informal enquiries welcome. For more information, please contact Dr Phil Simmons at or Kate Francis, Practice Manager, on 0117 9086668 or by email at .


How to Apply

Applications can be made by submitting your CV and a covering letter, to


Closing date: applications to be received by 17.00 on Monday 24th January 2022. However, we may close this post earlier should we have identified suitable applicants before the closing date.



Initial interviews will be held on Thursday 27th January, details to be agreed with short-listed candidates.


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