The NHS is unable to train enough GPs and nurses to meet demand and the situation is at crisis point, leading health experts have warned.
The “devastating impact” of Brexit is the biggest risk to health and social care, the head of Scotland’s GPs has warned.
The Health Secretary has resisted campaigners’ pleas to invite a specialist surgeon from America to remove vaginal mesh implants and train Scottish doctors.
The health of Scottish children is at risk because of a shortage of paediatric doctors, a new report has warned.
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.
A loan scheme for GPs to borrow interest-free money to help run their surgeries has been given another £20 million in funding from the Scottish Government.
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.