Contact Details to write or email, if you have concerns about Easdale Medical Practice New GP Contract.

 Alan McDevitt Scotland BMA

14 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LL (map)
Tel: 0131 247 3000 Fax: 0131 247 3001
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First Minister

 T4.25

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP          

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 Shona Robison

T3.03

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
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Mike Russell

Mike Russell                                    

 

81 Argyll Street
Dunoon
PA23 7DH

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What are the concerns?

  1. Dismantling a health serves that currently works well and patients are happy with.
  2. Increased travelling for patients
  3. Loss of autonomy will destabilise the practice structures and teams.
  4. Lack of security for the future, for recruitment and patients alike.
  5. Loss of current multidisciplinary team communication and structures.
  6. Reduction of quality and continuity of the current service.
  7. Fragmenting an existing service that is not broken.
  8. The proposed New Contract is unrealistic in rural areas.

For more information on the new GP Contract 

 http://ruralgp.scot/rememberrural/

https://www.facebook.com/ruralandremotepg

https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/events/gp-engagement/

To engage /follow on social media use

#RememberRural hashtag & follow @RuralGPScot, @RuralPatients, @ScotRural Action

There are also 7 Regional MSPs of different Political Parties who you could also write to.

http://www.parliament.scot/mspfinder/index.html?postcode

What do we need?

 A commitment to Rural-proof the New GP Contract NOW.

  1. To have a significant contribution to the rural Short Life Working Group with representation by RGPAS(Rural GP Association of Scotland).
  2. A national rural enhanced service framework to allow practices to retain work, be resourced to do it and to enable more realistic and effective dialogue between practice teams and HSCPs
  3. A Correction Factor that adequately reflects the level of workload involved in rural practice and that adequately reflects and funds sustainable rural practice services