“This announcement means that our senior medical staff will continue to be the best paid in the UK. ” Humza Yousaf, Health Secretary in the Scottish Government
One of the recommendations is to develop a National Centre for Remote, Rural and Island Care.
Rhoda Grant: “Working group is turning a deaf ear to very serious concerns being raised by rural GPs”
“A recent survey carried out by RGPAS highlighted that 82% of members believed the outlook for rural healthcare was worse under the contract”
“This is a central issue because losing local GPs and replacing them with a range of other practitioners is both expensive for the NHS and deeply unsatisfying for patients.”