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National Primary Care Workforce Survey 2015

The National Primary Care Workforce Planning Survey is designed to capture aggregate workforce information from Scottish general practices and NHS Board-run GP Out of Hours services.

The report provides aggregate information on GPs, registered nurses (including nurse practitioners) and other clinical staff employed by Scottish general practices. This includes:

  • GPs in practice
  • Practice-employed nurses / healthcare support workers / phlebotomists in post
  • GP and nurse / healthcare support worker / phlebotomist vacancies and recruitment to posts
  • Temporary cover for sessions / hours
  • Out of hours commitments

The report also provides information from the GP Out of Hours services in each NHS Board area.
This includes:

  • Description of the GP OoH service and OoH periods covered by the service
  • Staff working in the GP OoH service in the past year
  • Challenges in filling shifts

The 2015 survey has been developed in partnership with a stakeholder group.

Stakeholder Group Membership Download Word file [22Kb]

Primary Care Workforce Survey Scotland 2015 Results

2015 Survey Material

In Hours Survey

Out of Hours Survey

Previous Survey Results

Results from previous runs of the Primary Care Workforce Survey are available for the following years:

For further information on the Primary Care Workforce Survey please contact:

Hazel Mackay
Principal Information Analyst
Email: hazelmackay@nhs.net
Telephone: 0131 275 6205

Emma McNair
Information Consultant
Email: emma.mcnair@nhs.net
Telephone: 0131 275 6668

Alternatively you can send an email to the project mailbox and one of the team will get back to you: NSS.isdPCWS@nhs.net


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