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Honesty is needed on Scottish health service funding, says BMA

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5951 (Published 05 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5951
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. 1Edinburgh

Doctors are demanding higher spending on the health service in Scotland and have warned politicians about the risks of failing to come up with additional resources.

In its manifesto for the 2016 Scottish parliament elections, the BMA has called on all political parties to be honest with the public about NHS funding as they compete for votes in May. The document said that politicians needed to set out …

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