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More than one-third of practices close lists in one area


The Scottish Government, and in particular the Department of Health (DGHSC), should be held accountable for lack of planning and investment in primary care in NHS Scotland. I wonder if the Cabinet Minister, Shona Robison, will do her usual and voice the rhetoric scripted for her by senior civil servants? This usually involves selective and creative use of statistics that often do not match what is happening in the real world. The Minister and the Director General for NHS Scotland should be called to the Health and Sports Committee of the Scottish Parliament for this matter to be fully considered. Access to health care is too important for anything short of this not to happen. Dr Peter J Gordon (writing in a personal capacity)

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20 Sep 2016

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