Letters Doctors in Scotland on independence

Response to BMA Scottish independence survey too low to draw conclusions

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5509 (Published 10 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5509
  1. Steve McCabe, general practitioner1
  1. 1Portree Medical Centre, Portree IV51 9BZ, UK
  1. stephenmccabe{at}nhs.net

There are currently over 17 000 working doctors in Scotland and thousands of retired ones too. Yet there were only 311 responses to the BMA survey on Scottish independence—less than 2% of the total number of working doctors.1

The response rate for GPs was …

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