Lechlade Medical Centre

Oak Street, Lechlade, GL7 3RY

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Telephone: 01367 252264


Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

We currently have 2 vacancies

Partnership opportunity – Upper Thames Medical Group – The Cotswolds

We have a Partnership opportunity with:

  • Up to eight clinical sessions available at either of our practices in Cirencester or Lechlade Upon Thames. We are willing to be flexible for the right candidate.
  • Immediate parity and involvement in Partnership decisions
  • Qualifies for full £20,000 golden hello
  • 7 weeks holiday, 1 week study leave and bank holidays pro rata
  • Cohesive friendly Partnership of 5 Partners, well remunerated
  • Message taking service takes all calls from 8-8:30 and 17:30 – 18:30
  • Low administrative work load, document management, pharmacists for prescription queries.
  • Home visits are a rarity, all residential homes managed by our frailty matron
  • Innovative on the day booking system so no onerous duty days.
  • Telephone triage for all our appointments, COVID secure working environment.
  • Strongly supported by 5 salaried GPs and multi-skilled nursing team and HCAs we all work together, our friendly approachable attitude is our key strength.
  • Training practice.
  • Based in an area of outstanding national beauty.

Please apply by email or post with CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager, Fiona David:
Fiona.david@nhs.net  01285 654 733 (Park Surgery), The Park Surgery, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1US

Informal visits are very welcome, and if you would like to discuss the role further with one of the Partners, or arrange to visit the practice, please contact Fiona.


Salaried GP Vacancy – Lechlade Medical Centre

  • Salaried GP required for 4 sessions – Thursday and Friday full days
  • Manageable workload – capped number of patient contacts per session
  • Small, friendly and very supportive team
  • Part of a larger group practice
  • Possibility of partnership opportunity in the future if desired

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed salaried GP to join us at our Medical Centre based in the lovely historic town of Lechlade on the edge of the Cotswolds.

The Upper Thames Medical Group population is 12,500 and we are made up of two surgeries, the Park Surgery in Cirencester and the Lechlade Medical Centre, which merged in 2017.  Lechlade Medical Centre has a patient population of around 5500. We are a team of 5 partners, 6 salaried GPs, Practice Manager and 2 Deputy Practice Managers, an ANP, nurses, HCAs, pharmacists and an excellent administrative team.

We would like to recruit an additional salaried GP to work at Lechlade on a Thursday and Friday (full days). We have a telephone first system which was in place even before Covid, and which our patients are very used to and happy with. Each GP session consists of a telephone list of 15 patients, and you decide which of those you want to see face to face within that session. Some of the telephone calls are follow ups or e-consults. The system works well and means that your workload is clearly defined, and the patients you see face to face are largely those who you have already triaged. It is rare that any extra urgent patients have to be added to the list.

Other benefits include use of Messagelink between 8-8.30am and 5.30-6.30pm which means that for the last hour of the day there are no new phone calls coming in, apart from the occasional instance of an urgent case put through via Messagelink. There is a duty doctor system but there is no real difference to the workday for the duty doctor other than taking the very occasional Messagelink calls. Visit numbers are low and we work with an excellent Frailty Team.

We pride ourselves in providing excellent patient centred care, continuous service improvement and a team-based approach.  Care, compassion, and humour are very important to us. We received a “Good” in the CQC inspection in 2019 and we are a training practice.

Steeped in history, Lechlade has good transport links. We are near to the M4, M5 and A420 for travel from Oxford, Swindon, Birmingham or Bristol and the local train stations are based at Kemble and Oxford. There are outstanding state and private schools within the area and a wide variety of housing options available. Lechlade is a town with a great sense of community spirit.

Please apply by email or post with CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager, Fiona David:
01367 252264 (Lechlade) or 01285 654 733 (Park Surgery)
Lechlade Medical Centre, Oak Street, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3RY

Informal visits are very welcome, and if you would like to discuss the role further with one of the partners, or arrange to visit the practice, please contact Fiona.


Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Saturday
  • Sunday