Professional Development

CPD can be attained via number of sources in Greater Glasgow & Clyde including protected learning events, Local courses, self-learning, evening and Lunchtime educational meetings, significant event analysis and Contract related training. This list is not exhaustive.

However in terms of local post graduate qualification, Glasgow University’s department of General Practice and Primary Care offers a variety of courses. Please click here for further information.

Their main post Graduate courses are listed below:

Accredited CPD

General Practice and Primary Care currently offers the following masters-level CPD courses, suitable for primary care/family medicine professionals (e.g. GPs, family practitioners, nurses, managers, allied health professionals, pharmacists and social workers) or those with an interest in this field:

  • Effective leadership and management in healthcare
  • Cardiovascular disease management in primary care
  • International primary care
  • Primary care principles and systems
  • Management of long-term conditions in primary care
  • Epidemiology, evidence and statistics for primary care
  • Primary care mental health.
  • Research methods
  • Access, equity and health.

How to apply

Information about the application process is available here.

If you have any queries about the application process, or any other aspect of CPD or masters level courses, please contact:

Christine Fitzpatrick Master of Primary Care/CPD Coordinator
Tel: 0141 330 8300

Non-accredited CPD

General Practice and Primary Care hosts various professional developments events aimed at primary care practitioners, with details posted on our main events page, which you can find here.

They are delivered at General Practice and Primary Care, a short walk from the main University of Glasgow campus.

They also have a Facebook site and Twitter feed which also carries information about training and development opportunities.