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Earn £500 by referring a friend!

Earn £500 by referring a friend!

If you’ve had a great experience with us why not share your experience with friends, colleagues or family members and earn while you do it. For April, May, and June for every GP you refer to Key Medical Services, you…
Wellbeing tips for new GPs

Wellbeing tips for new GPs

You may think you understand the ins and outs of wellbeing after all your years of study, and indeed you do, but many GPs still find it difficult to pay as much attention to their own wellbeing than they do…
The new GP’s guide to the medical register

The new GP’s guide to the medical register

Once you’ve completed your training, placements, and exams you’re ready to take on the world of general practice. You get to administer high-level care, diagnoses, education and support to those that need it most. You have just a couple of…
Preparation before you qualify as a GP

Preparation before you qualify as a GP

We know many GPs who are about to qualify are probably already looking ahead to the end of their exams and getting started in the exciting world of general practice! As there are still quite a few things to get…
Transitioning from trainee to general practice

Transitioning from trainee to general practice

It’s an exciting time transitioning from a trainee to general practice and must feel like a long-time coming. Though it’s no secret that the practical reality of working as a new GP will be different from your studies and training…
The Effects of Malnutrition in Adults

The Effects of Malnutrition in Adults

​Whilst obesity has been much in the spotlight over the past few years and UK numbers increasing dramatically due to the restrictions of the Coronavirus lockdowns, malnutrition is equally important and GPs have a significant role to play in recognising,…
COVID-19 Vaccination Guide and FAQ

COVID-19 Vaccination Guide and FAQ

With the exciting news that a COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the UK, we thought it would be useful to answer some of your questions and provide a guide to the new vaccine. 1. Coronavirus vaccine research: The UK…
The benefits of working as a Locum GP

The benefits of working as a Locum GP

Becoming a locum GP is a rewarding move at any stage in a GP’s career; as a student, you can do locum work in between terms and exams to gain experience, established GPs can try locum work to enjoy greater…
5 things to know as a newly qualified GP

5 things to know as a newly qualified GP

After the years of hard work, exams, and preparation, you have finally qualified as a GP. Firstly, congratulations! Secondly, if only that was it! On the contrary, there are quite a few things you still need to do and get…