Royal College of General Practitioners
Scottish GPs call for housing developers to contribute to healthcare
GPs and professional bodies want primary health care infrastructure, including GP surgeries, to be partly funded by housing developers.
Concerns raised over private firms obtaining medical reports for gun licences
Concerns have been raised over private companies obtaining medical reports from GPs for people seeking a firearms licence from Police Scotland.
GPs working at ‘unsafe levels’ as patient numbers soar at a third of practices
GPs said they were being forced to work at “unsafe levels” with duty doctors in average practices clocking up to 75 appointments in one day.
Growing patient lists and unsafe working: patients and doctors speak out from the front lines of primary care
Amid rising concerns over heavy patient lists and unsafe work conditions in primary care, patients and doctors share their experiences of a system under strain.