General practice being “eroded” in Scotland, says RCGPBMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i566 (Published 28 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i566
- Bryan Christie
Patients in Scotland have been told that they “have every right to worry” as the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) accused the Scottish government of deliberately eroding primary care.
Speaking about current policy, Miles Mack, chair of RCGP Scotland, said that the Scottish government sees general practice as dispensable in its current form. This would mean longer delays for patients to see their family doctor, he warned.
Mack said that a decade of cuts to …
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