General Practitioners

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 10th February 2011.

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Photo of Jackie Baillie Jackie Baillie Labour

Question S3W-39131

To ask the Scottish Executive how many generalist doctors have been trained in each year since 1999.

Photo of Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon Scottish National Party

Information on the number of general practitioners that have gained Completed Certificate of Training is only available from the year 2000, as detailed in the following table:

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YearTotal
2000221
2001235
2002228
2003232
2004245
2005222
2006241
2007268
2008248
2009258
2010247

Source: NHS Education for Scotland.

Based on current projected figures, 331 general practitioners will complete their training in 2011.

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