What is a First Contact Practitioner?

A diagnostic clinician in primary care working at master’s level with undiagnosed and undifferentiated diagnoses, managing complexity and uncertainty at the first point of contact who has a minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience.

Interested in becoming a FCP Supervisor?

Criteria for applicants:

  • A GP*
  • A First Contact Practitioner who will be on the First Contact Directory
  • An Advanced Practitioner with a full MSc or who will be on the Advanced Practice Directory

(Note: the directories are not yet active)

*Any Tier 2 or 3 GP educators who are recognised by the Quality team do not need to attend the training days, but instead will be able to complete a short online resource.