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Continuing Professional Development

Information about Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Scotland for general practitioners

CPD in Scotland for general practitioners and general practice staff is provided nationally by our CPD Connect service which operates within our Scotland Deanery and offers a wide range of resources including:   

      • Workshops
      • Hot Topics days
      • Practice Based Small Group Leaning (PBSGL)
      • Peer Review


Information on all our services and current course brochure is available through our GP CPD website (www.cpdconnect.nhs.scot)

All course bookings and PBSGL membership enquiries can be made via the website. 


All PBSGL logsheets and course attendance logs can now be uploaded directly to SOAR from the CPD Connect website.


Appraisal and Revalidation

Appraisal and Revalidation information is currently accessible through this link: Scottish Online Appraisal Resource (SOAR) (external site).

For further information about revalidation and appraisal please see the GMC website (external link)

The GMC has produced CPD guidance for all doctors, emphasising the importance of planning for career progression, patient safety and revalidation.

Useful links:

This page was last updated on: 14.05.2024 at 13.56