Scottish National Users’ Group membership is open to all GP Practices irrespective of which GP IT system they use. It is a practice membership and as such entitles all members of the team to free attendances at Users’ Group meetings in your own or any neighboring region.
Not a member of SNUG but wish to join? please contact your Business Manager
Already a member of SNUG but wish to register to the site.
If you have any difficulties please contact Alex.
Members of SNUG benefit from:
- Input into prioritisation of national developments
- Free attendance to virtual regional Meetings – quarterly
- Free attendance and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
- Attendance to the annual SNUG Members Day in May ( this year November, but a virtual conference is scheduled for May 2021)
- Attendance for the Practice to the GP IT eHealth Conference in September ( paused until 2021)
- National alerts and updates as they happen
- Sharing best practice
- Users’ Group Newsletters electronically quarterly
- Continued website development and monthly updates on new features and downloads. Members area includes, downloads, hints and tips, templates, bi monthly updates etc.
- Access to a free SNUG podcast to be downloaded and listened to anywhere
- National Executive co-ordinating at national level for key GP IT developments on behalf of members.
SNUG is involved in
- Renegotiating and supervising the Framework Contract for GP IT to ensure systems are fit for the future
- Supporting the Architecture and Strategy Board in shaping the future of GPIT
- Representing the views of users in identifying the IT requirements for delivering the Scottish GP Contract
- Developing the SPIRE information project which will replace current QOF reporting and provide a wider more integrated reporting tool
- Supporting the introduction of the GP2GP transfer process for the GP Computer record
- Improving the end to end process of medicines management across the NHS in Scotland
- Planning for the future of integration between Health and Social Care and the information sharing implications.
- Looking at the needs for wider involvement and representation of other Primary Care information system users.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. SNUG’s principal role is to support YOU – the user.
any questions please contact Alex or call 07597854037