General Practitioner with an Extended Role

A General Practitioner with an Extended Role (GPwER) is a GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER who undertakes, in addition to their core general practice, a role that is beyond the scope of GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER training and membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners and requires further training.

Description

A General Practitioner with an Extended Role is a  GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER.

A General Practitioner with an Extended Role  (GPwER) is a GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER  who undertakes, in addition to their core general practice, a role that is beyond the scope of GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER training and membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners  and requires further training.

There is no national standard accreditation for General Practitioners with Extended Roles  (as at Autumn 2019) with the exception for those working in dermatology.

For further information on General Practitioners with Extended Roles, see the Royal College of General Practitioners  website at: General Practitioners with Extended Roles.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly General Practitioner with a Special Interest
Plural General Practitioners with Extended Roles
Short name GPwER

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL OPERATING SURGEON TYPE (CANCER) references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL OPERATING SURGEON TYPE FOR CANCER references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Data Set GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
NHS Business Definition General Practitioner with an Extended Role references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
NHS Business Definition Interface Service references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Attribute REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Data Element REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE) references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Attribute REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS (NON PRIMARY CANCER PATHWAY) references in description General Practitioner with an Extended Role