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Scottish Medical Workforce – an outline of challenges and offer of solutions

Scottish Medical Workforce – an outline of challenges and offer of solutions

The workforce challenges facing the NHS are now the greatest current threat to the provision of quality health care in the UK. While the number of consultant posts in NHS Scotland has increased by about 15 percent in the past 5 years, these posts remain unfilled due to a shortage of doctors.

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Blog: NHS Scotland has been unable to fill a growing number of consultant vacancies

Blog: NHS Scotland has been unable to fill a growing number of consultant vacancies

Professor Jackie Taylor writes on the latest External Adviser’s Annual Report for NHS Scotland appointments, which shows that Scotland’s health service has been unable to fill a growing number of consultant vacancies.

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