23 September 2014

RCGP Response to Scottish Referendum

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the RCGP, and Dr John Gillies, Chair of RCGP Scotland, said:

“Following the fervent and passionate debate that has taken place over the question of Scottish independence, the Royal College of General Practitioners takes note of the decision of the Scottish electorate to stay in the UK, and will continue to ensure that all of its members in Scotland – and England, Wales and Northern Ireland – are given a strong voice on the key issues affecting the future of general practice, including the urgent need to increase funding for excellent patient care.”


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The Royal College of General Practitioners is a network of more than 50,000 family doctors working to improve care for patients. We work to encourage and maintain the highest standards of general medical practice and act as the voice of GPs on education, training, research and clinical standards.