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1

What is the first point of contact for most people to access healthcare?

Primary care

2

What two specialties deal with patients who are unsorted?

Primary care

Accident and emergency

3

What do GPs act as?

Gatekeeper, assessing patient patients and referring selected ones onto secondary services

4

What medical college oversees GP training?

Royal College of General Practitioner

5

What is the Royal College of General Practitioners?

Medical college responsible for overseeing GP training

6

What the 5 areas of capability set out by the RCGP?

1) Knowing yourself and relating to others

2) Applying clinical knowledge and skill

3) Managing complex and long term care

4) Working well in organisations and systems of care

5) Caring for the whole person and the wider community

7

What does RCGP stand for?

Royal College of General Practitioners

8

What aspects are undering 'knowning yourself and relating to others'?

Medical ethics

Fitness to practice

9

What aspects are under 'applying clinical knowledge and skill'?

Data gathering and interpretation

Decision making and management

10

What aspects are under 'managing complex and long term care'?

Working in a team to ensure optimal care

11

What aspects are under 'working well in organisations and systems of care'?

Leadership and organisation skills

Personal learning, teaching and competence

12

What aspects are under 'caring for the whole person and wider community'?

Holistic approach to patients

Building relationships with the community

13

What are 3 general essential features of you as a doctor?

Contextual features

Attitudinal features

Scientific features

14

What are contextual features?

Understanding own context as a doctor and how it may influence the quality of your care

15

What are attitudinal features?

Personal capabilities, values, feelings and ethics

16

What are important factors for contextual features of a doctor?

Environment you work

Community

Culture

Financial and regulatory frameworks

17

What are scientific features?

Need to adopt a critical and evidence based approach to your work

Lifelong learning

18

When does applications for GP training take place?

FY2

19

How long is GP training?

3 years of specialty training

20

What do GPs have to undertake each year to keep their lisence?

Annual appraisal with an external GP appraiser

21

What do GPs have to undertake each 5 years to keep their lisence?

Revalidation

22

How often does revalidation of GPs take place?

Every 5 years

23

How is general practice also an academic specialty?

Some people will wngage in active research based in primary care

24

What are the 3 categories of the services provided by GPs?

Essential services

Additional services

Enhanced services

25

What are essential services?

Ones that all practices must provide

26

What are examples of essential services?

Management of unwell patients

Chronic disease management

Palliative care

Health promotion

27

What are additional services?

All practices are expected to provide these but can opt out

28

What are examples of additional services?

Contraception

Childhood immunisation

Cervical screening

Maternal services

Child health surveillance

29

What are enhanced services?

Ones commisioned locally by the NHS board on the basis of patient need

30

What are examples of enhanced services?

Specialised sexual health services

Minor surgery

Care of MS patients

Anticipatory care plans

Polypharmacy reviews