General Practitioner

What is it like to become a General Practitioner?

General practitioners (GPs) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment.

Some of the key duties of a receptionist include: 

  • Communication skills 
  • an interest in working with people 
  • the ability to work as part of a large team 
  • the willingness and ability to handle uncertainty and conflicting demands
  •  the ability to stay calm while working under pressure 
  • excellent organisational and time-management skills 
  • a willingness to develop entrepreneurial and business skills 
  • good IT skills 
  • the ability to manage change

NHS Roles – General Practitioner