My talk to Pulse Live in Edinburgh on 19th May 2015 when I outlined how RCGP Scotland was proposing to ensure quality and governance of General Practice in Scotland in the 2017 GMS contract for Scotland
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With the increasing divergence of the NHS in England from the model in the other 3 nations there is a reluctant move towards a Scottish General Medical Services(s-GMS) contract for General Practice.
Much debate will rage as to what form this might take but I wanted to get down some thoughts on why it should change and what the needs of stakeholders in the negotiation might be.
Problems with existing (more…)
Please follow this link to the Mindmap : –
This mind map came about as I tried to tie together the complexity of the challenges of providing sustainable health care in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
I would love to see it grow and expand but I will need help from anyone with an interest or more insights on the subject.
This work is building on the work of the a group that I belong to, celebrating the centenary of the publication of the Dewar Report.
27.7.2012 Thanks for comments on Twitter and Facebook. The Mindmap (v1.3)has been updated with increased emphasis on “Practitioner Isolation” and “Domestic Logistics”. I see recent survey showing Western Isles to be happiest place in UK to live – should there be more about the positives to remote and rural practice? I have also added RPAS as important stakeholders with URL. Keep the comments coming! -Miles
15.8.2012 Updated (2.0) to try and make it a little easier to to visualise. Never going to be easy to capture the complexity with clarity.
9.10.2012 very grateful for the chance to share our enthusiasm for all things Dewar at RCGP conference last week. Lets hope this can lead to some evidence of change soon.
When I am chatting to friends and family about times they have seen a GP I am often sad to hear that they have not necessarily had a happy experience. I wonder if I would have done any better but it also occurred to me that there might be things patients could do to increase their satisfaction too.