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We are looking for General Practitioners for a number of exciting opportunity in the metropolitan city of Palmerston North on the North Island of New Zealand. With opportunities in both general practice and for those who have a keen interest in Urgent Care, this is an opportunity not to be missed.


Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields and river adventures. It is New Zealand’s 5th largest city and home to a thriving musical scene with many national and international acts touring through the town. As well as there being many local acts performing regularly, there are also theatres and a thriving wine industry and expect to spend a lot of time outside. Then after all that adventure and whatever the occasion or mood, there is a café, bar or restaurant to cater to your tastes which are complimented by the best of local produce.

  • Flexible with 8-9 sessions
  • Start date as soon as possible
  • GP with a special interest in Urgent Care
  • Competitive hourly rate & Benefits Package available

Why NZ?

Why not??? New Zealand is becoming more and more a location of choice for those who previously considered Australia as the most desirable location down under. Its rapid growth compared to other developed countries has recently been referred to as a “rock star economy” and it was voted the best place in world to raise a family by the 2014 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey, with the report describing it as “an ideal destination to raise active, outdoorsy and healthy children.”

Medical professionals are well-remunerated and enjoy good working conditions and an excellent work life balance in New Zealand. There’s never been a better time to look more closely at what NZ has to offer.​

Next Steps

We have assisted many Doctors in making the move to New Zealand and we’d be delighted to discuss the options with you in strictest confidence. 

We also offer a referral reward if you refer a Friend and we place them! Click here for details

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Debbie today.

debbiek@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5279

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