Intended for healthcare professionals


Staff shortages are affecting cancer care in Scotland, cross party group warns

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 18 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6578
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

Chronic staff shortages and inadequate funding are hindering efforts in Scotland to improve cancer survival rates, the Scottish parliament’s cross party group on cancer has warned. The group is made up of politicians and 76 member organisations involved in cancer research, treatment, care, and prevention.

A report,1 written by Cancer Research UK in its capacity as …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription