Future of general practice in Scotland
We work with a range of partners to help shape the future of general practice in Scotland – including key areas like dealing with patients, quality of care, professional development for GPs and health inequalities.
Future of general practice in Scotland: a vision
Aimed at the public, patients, clinicians, politicians and policy makers, this document is intended to help shape the future of general practice in Scotland.
It sets out the challenges faced by service design and funding over the next five to ten years, with recommendations in six key areas:
- essence of general practice
- professional development
- health inequalities
- academic general practice
- The future of general practice in Scotland: a vision (pdf)
General practice in Scotland: a manifesto
In 2011, RCGP Scotland set out 12 key aims across three broad headings:
- high quality GP care for all
- Improving the health of the nation
- care for patients closer to home
The manifesto is a concise statement a the areas that must be addressed to ensure high quality primary care in the future.