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Specialty SWOT analysis 11th August 2015: GP

Strengths
patients in social context
long-term continuity and understanding patients
interesting and varied
fewer antisocial hours
flexible part-time
own room ,less fast-paced,trainees well supported
Weaknesses
isolating
busy /long hours
paperwork no discharge: you get your patients forever
may overmedicalise
10 minute appointments
Not team your responsibility
patient expectations
Uncertaintity
Home visits
Opportunities
GPSI
Part time
Choice of working area/environment
Practice management
Threats
Increasing demand
More OOH/shift working/Changing access eg Sundays etc

Higher and higher expectations


recruitment issues/practices closing
bigger less personal practices with less continuity