Did you know that the NHS is Scotland’s biggest employer, with 14 NHS boards and 8 special health boards? Therefore doctors are in great demand in Scotland.

Have you considered relocating to Scotland or travelling up to become a Scottish hospital locum doctor? Many people work in Scotland not only for the career prospects available, but for the appeal of enhancing their quality of life in rural areas of outstanding natural beauty or historic cities or modern cityscapes.

Scotland has a vast amount to offer and the standard of living is reasonably cheap. Good transport links make commuting across Scotland relatively easier than you would imagine, plus the outdoor life brings with it a great advantage in terms of leisure activities. You could relax with a spot of skiing and white water rafting to mountain biking and hill walking. It’s definitely a doctor with a sense of adventures dream destination to locum surely? So, it really does depend on whether the quality of life matters to you when choosing a place to live and/or work?

Another great advantage of Scotland is in summer they receive extra daylight, typically remaining light up to 11:30pm. This means extra time to take advantage of Scotland’s’ extracurricular activities, including late night strolls on one of Scotland’s many beaches, most which are within 40 minutes of Glasgow or Edinburgh.

To have a taste of Scotland and carry out a spot of locum work, check out the latest doctors jobs we have available in Scotland or complete our Quick Send CV application form.