Our Aims

Our main aim is to provide better perinatal care in primary care through guidance and education.

Our Aims are

  • To promote mutual support and education (both within our group and to other health care professionals), using the knowledge and experience of our members
  • To promote evidence-based care, unbiased by commercial interest
  • To view maternal and infant mental and physical health as interdependent
  • To reach out to other GPs who are interested in perinatal care
  • To raise the profile of GPs within maternity care by representing the interests of our group in national and international fora
  • To create change within General Practice and within other healthcare professions to recognise the central importance of GPs in maternity care, through action and collaboration
  • To grow future leaders within primary care
  • To promote the work of not-for-profit organisations which share our aims
  • To actively encourage multidisciplinary working between primary care professionals, secondary care and the voluntary and community sectors to put the interests of women and families at the centre of their care

GPCPC is not

  • A professional body or healthcare licensing body
  • Affiliated with any political party or political movement
  • Associated with the pharmaceutical industry, breast milk substitutes and baby food industry
  • Charging for information it provides
  • A charity

Orginally Created: February 14, 2022
Updated on: January 11, 2023