Out of Hours Work
Some GP's do the occasional out of hours session, For others it provides the majority of their income. Working for an Urgent Care Service presents different challenges from in hours General Practice. You may be seeing acutely unwell patients for the first time with no access to their medical records. However it has its own rewards too and provides a fulfilling portfolio career option for many.
The recent provision of trust indemnity (Dorset only) means MDO fees have been significantly decreased too.
How / Why to do Out Of Hours
Why I love out-of-hours work, blog by Mary Anne Burrow: https://www.bma.org.uk/connecting-doctors/the_practice/b/weblog/posts/why-i-love-out-of-hours-work
Hints & Tips
BMA Top tips for working Out of Hours: https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/working-hours/tips-for-working-out-of-hours