More than half of doctors are cutting back their hours to avoid being forced to pay “punitive” pension tax bills – with almost a quarter considering taking early retirement.
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.
A YOUNG maths teacher has revealed how his bone cancer was missed for seven months despite a series of visits to his doctor.
A FAMILY doctor struggling to cope with 5,000 patients has told how she is forced to screen patients by email.
TWO young people from the Democratic Republic of Congo are recovering “remarkably well” after undergoing life-changing surgery to remove jaw tumours.