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Scottish gov to stream extra £71m into general practice

Pharma Times ------ General practice in Scotland will benefit from an extra £250 million a year by 2021 under wider plans to raise overall annual funding for primary care by £500 million, Scottish health secretary Shona Robison has confirmed. An additional £71.6 million will be streamed into the field in 2017/18 to help boost recruitment and retention, develop new ways of delivering services and cover pay and expenses, she said. Of this, £60 million will directly support general practice, with £20 million going towards addressing workforce issues, £21 million for transformation and clusters, and £5.5 million for infrastructure. The remaining £11.6 million is for contract uplift in 2017/18 to cover pay and expenses. To get more in depth information click on the picture below to read the article.

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