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NHS Forth Valley - Transforming Primary care


NHS Forth Valley




2018 - 2019

Working with East Central Hub-Co and NHS Forth Valley to understand the service and estate implications arising from a number of drivers for change impacting on primary care. Activities included developing an extensive stakeholder engagement approach to: assess the impact, quantify the capacity and seek to identify the investment priorities.

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Standardised approach 

Our standardised approach ensured a successful outcome, and some of the key elements of this are outlined below.

Data Gathering & trends analysis

Understanding local, regional and national data and trends in primary care service uptake

Future capacity

Quantifying the impact of trends to assess the level of service provision in primary care at branch, core, hub  and cluster levels

Prioritised Investments

We established investment priorities with clear rationale at immediate, 5 and 8 year planning horizons 

What key stakeholders have to say...

"Buchan and Associates have provided excellent support and a detailed analysis of the situation to enable us to develop an effective business plan to deliver sustainable community based and GP services in the future"

Dr Stuart Cumming, Associate Medical Director – Primary Care & GP

Our big numbers

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