The weather, the football World Cup and public holidays all impact on the numbers of patients booking GP appointments, research suggests.
Judy Murray: Who cares for the carers? Something’s got to give as pressure builds and builds on NHS’s lifesavers
I have a friend who recently retired after spending all of her working life as a GP.
A care home resident lay dead in her room for 24 hours because there was no on-call doctor available to come out to certify her death.
“Please take a seat” may stop being the greeting of choice at GP surgeries, as a study will look at whether standing appointments should be rolled out across the NHS.
The NHS in Scotland is expecting to lose more than 500 doctors this year as more qualified practitioners move abroad.
Members of the public are being asked if they would be happy having a video call consultation with their GP, as part of new inquiry into primary healthcare in Scotland.
Stressed, exhausted, bullied and burning out: Royal College president warns medical staff are under too much pressure and need more protection
A LEADING doctor has warned medical staff are under escalating pressure and must be better protected.
JUNIOR doctors are working more than 90 hours a week in Scotland despite moves to tackle gruelling shift patterns after the death of a young medic.
Rural doctors say Scotland’s new GP contract doesn’t reflect the amount of extra work they have to do
DOCTORS are warning that Scotland’s new GP contract is letting down patients in rural areas.
ALMOST a third of European doctors working in Scotland are considering moving to another country because of Brexit, a survey has suggested.
DOCTORS need to get better at talking to patients about dying, a report has suggested.