General Practitioner General Medical Services Scheme
The GMS Scheme provides for the provision of medical care at general practitioner level for medical card patients. Full details of the scheme are set out in the contract documentation and in circulars/regulations issued by the Department of Health and Children.
Doctors participating in the scheme do so under a formal contract for service so they are contractors rather than employees of the Health Service Executive.
The post holder will be an independent contractor but will liaise with and be responsible to the Health Service Executive and the Primary Care Reimbursement Service on administrative/management issues. He/she will also be required to cooperate with service development in line with the Primary Care Strategy and other strategies agreed from time to time by the Health Service Executive.