From its inception NHS 24 has enabled people across Scotland to get healthcare information and advice through telephone and online channels.
We work in close partnership with all health boards and the Scottish Ambulance Service to provide essential services to people in need of urgent advice and care during the out of hours period.
The NHS 24 111 service provides urgent care advice day or night and health and dental support when GP practices or dentists are closed. The service can also help people who:
Complimenting this service, we have now expanded our online services by providing websites to GP practices in Scotland which are:
The GP.scot content management system (CMS) for each website has been designed in-line with the General Medical Services (GMS) contract.
All patients will benefit from:
If enabled by their general practice, patients will also be able to access:
Making this information available to your patients will enable them to make informed choices about their health before requesting an appointment.
Practices will benefit from:
The GP.scot website has been designed to make it easy for practices to provide information digitally to their patients.
NHS 24 provides and maintains GP.scot website content relating to:
Information about a general practice will be maintained by practice staff by logging into their website content management system (CMS).
Practices maintain content unique to their service offering. The minimum practice details required to set up a GP.scot website are:
Practices may add further content to their website to signpost patients to other digital services and practice service information such as:
Practices can contact our team to register an interest in a GP.scot website.
The setup process is simple. You can add your core practice information in as little as 30 minutes. Once you have finished adding your information, our dedicated support team can publish your website on the same day.
Your suppliers of digital clinical systems can be linked to from your GP.scot website by providing the URL link to their login pages.