NHS workforce planning - part 2: The clinical workforce in general practice

 

 

 

NHS workforce planning - part 2: The clinical workforce in general practice

Caroline Gardner, the Auditor General for Scotland, said: "Scotland's primary care workforce is under pressure and operating in an uncertain climate. That makes detailed planning for the future even more important.

 "To date, the Scottish Government has introduced major policy changes without a reliable basis for its plans. It now needs to get a much clearer picture of the workforce and set out detailed plans addressing how its initiatives will improve patient care and deal with future demand on services."

Read the Auditor General for Scotland's report here - NHS workforce planning - part 2: The clinical workforce in general practice

 

Oral Evidence session 12 September 2019

The Committee will take evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland, Claire Sweeney - Audit Director, Mark Ferris - Senior Audit Manager and Dharshi Santhakumaran - Audit Manager, Audit Scotland.

Please read the Official Report of 12 September 2019 here.

Meeting papers for 12 September 2019 (986KB pdf)

Minutes from the meeting for 12 September 2019 (45KB pdf)

 

Correspondence and follow-up

Letter from Convener to Convener of Health and Sport Committee, 7 October 2019 (197KB pdf)

The Committee agreed at its meeting on the 12 September 2019 to write to the Health and Sport Committee on issues arising from the report and to close its scrutiny of the audit.  

 
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