GP Recruitment Agency

Transition Medical is a specialist GP recruitment agency based in Edinburgh in Scotland. We are a friendly and professional team where our expertise lies in helping medical practices in Australia and New Zealand find GPs.

The team is led by Emma Cook who has 14 years experience in helping medical practices connect with GPs to fill their shortage in both Australia and New Zealand

Why Choose Transition Medical?

Transition Medical is a UK based GP recruitment agency specialising in the recruitment of UK and European trained doctors relocating to Australia and New Zealand.

Excellent Standard of Doctors

We are committed to working with the highest calibre of doctors. We spend time getting to know our GPs, finding out about them and their families and where they want to relocate. We do our utmost to find you the right doctor for your practice, matching their skills and interests to yours.

We also know how important it is for the GP you recruit to be the right fit into your practice. We spend time talking to our GPs, getting to know them and their families and understanding what is going to make a successful placement.

We conduct a thorough interview and have strict disclosure process. We complete background and reference checks to ensure they are a safe, competent GP.

Our knowledge of the GP registration paperwork

We look after all the salary negotiations, contracts and regulatory paperwork. We have a dedicated consultant who will help you with any forms required for the MCNZ or AHPRA. We work with Fully Licenced Migration Agents who are experts in the complex world of immigration.

In an ever changing regulatory environment; whether you are based in Australia or New Zealand, we ensure that we’re fully up to speed with the various processes required to allow the doctor to gain medical registration and a visa.

Once you have secured a GP through Transition Medical, we will stay in touch regularly and keep you updated with the progress of the doctor’s application. We provide all the migration support the doctor needs to relocate and get set up on the ground.

We take huge pride in what we do, and have placed many happy GPs in practices creating a long term, successful relationship.

GP Recruitment Agency Fees

As a GP practice in Australia in New Zealand, we will charge a fee for our recruitment services. Our fees are fair and reflective for the work which we do. We don’t charge you anything until you have secured a GP. Please get in touch for more information

Other Services

If you have found a GP directly but not sure where to start with the paperwork, we are happy to help you with all or some of this complex process as needed:

  • Visa sponsorship and nomination
  • Assistance with job checks and employing on the Accredited work visa for NZ
  • RACGP PEP registration
  • AHPRA registration
  • MCNZ registration
  • Visa applications for the doctor and family
  • Medicare provider number applications

We ensure full compliance with all regulatory and migratory requirements. We have relationships in place with various the various bodies and as we do this every day, we are up to date with the latest changes.