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General Practice in Scotland is facing significant challenges. Could now be the time to move to a fully salaried service? GP surgeries face a recruitment crisis – with a survey earlier this year finding 17 per cent are short of at least one doctor. In Forth Valley there are three practices that have been taken over by the health board because of an inability to recruit doctors. The Leith Links Medical Centre, Edinburgh has had its boundaries redrawn to cut its patient list from 8,300 to 6,300 after two unfilled recruitment rounds left the three remaining GPs dependent on locum support. […]
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Resolution proposed at Welsh Labour Party Conference 14 February 2015 Conference notes increasing pressures upon NHS Wales – acute hospital care especially. Conference pays  tribute to NHS staff operating the service 24 hours a day and 365 days a year giving skilled and compassionate direct patient care. Conference notes that unlike private sector companies the NHS does not walk away from its commitments when the going gets tough. Conference offers its support to Welsh Government in  redesigning the total care system in Wales so that primary care services in general and family doctor services in particular are resourced to meet […]
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