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.
Meeting papers for 12 September 2019 (986KB pdf)
Minutes from the meeting for 12 September 2019 (45KB pdf)
The Committee agreed to write to the Health and Sport Committee on the issues raised in the report.
The Committee agreed at its meeting on the 12 September 2019 to close its scrutiny of the audit.