BMA calls for action over rise in consultant vacancies in ScotlandBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3030 (Published 02 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3030
- Gareth Iacobucci
- 1The BMJ
Vacancies for NHS consultant posts in Scotland increased by more than 25% in the past year, official figures have shown. BMA Scotland expressed alarm at the figures and warned the Scottish government that it faced a “major recruitment and retention problem” that could threaten services.
The figures, published by Information Services Division Scotland,1 showed that the number of vacant whole time …