Royal College of General Practitioners

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Royal College of General Practitioners

The professional body in the UK which encourages, fosters and maintains standards in general medical practice, providing the voice for general practice to promote the unique patient-doctor relationship, shape the public’s health agenda, set standards in training and education in general practice, promote quality and advance the role of general practice globally.
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RCGP chairman Dr John Gillies said: "The Scottish Government "The Scottish Government should act now to solve the crisis and protect patients.
The RCGP believes the cash squeeze will leave Shocked Clare Gerada doctors in general practice facing their own PS2.
To nominate your doctor, contact Susan Court at RCGP Wales, Regus House, Falcon Drive, Cardiff CF10 4RU or e-mail scourt@rcgp.
The RCGP is the academic organisation in the UK for GPs.
The RCGP in Wales says this growing problem poses a "signifi-cant workforce challenge" to GPs.
RCGP spokesman Dr John O'Kelly said: "We welcome the Minister's comments.
Dr Miles Mack, from RCGP Scotland, said: "We see large numbers of patients for whom mental health problems form part of a complex health scenario.
The RCGP believes the cash squeeze will leave doctors in general practice facing their own PS2.
The RCGP poll, conducted on 258 family doctors across the UK, found that a fifth had been forced to seek support, guidance or advice for work-related stress.
Discussing the findings, Dr Martin Johnson, of the OPENMinds Primary Care group and RCGP Clinical Champion for Chronic Pain says: "Awareness of the impact of pain and the need for correct assessment and monitoring is crucial.
The RCGP also called for the plan to abolish practice boundaries to be revised.
That is why our national surveillance systems are so important, as they enable organisations such as the HPA and RCGP to monitor the progression of these illnesses and to recommend appropriate ways of dealing with them,' he said.