GPs face disability probe
GPs from New Zealand, Norway and Italy have inquired about working on the remote Scottish island of Jura after residents began their own recruitment drive for a new family doctor.
Argyll and Bute health board gave the Jura community council £2,500 to help find a GP after its efforts which amounted to four adverts in the BMJ failed.
Acting council secretary Gwen Boardman said the inquiries had come after the story appeared in the national press. 'With so few badly-worded adverts and with locum money running out we decided that we had to do it ourselves,' she added.