20 Jan 2023

NHS crisis: GPs in Scotland quitting due to ‘unsafe situation’

Data Correspondent and Presenter

While the crisis in hospital A&E departments has been dominating recent headlines, the situation in GPs surgeries may be just as less urgent.

We’re in Scotland where we have spoken to two GPs who have quit the same medical practice on the outskirts of Edinburgh because they say patient numbers are “untenable”. And they tell us they’re worried they cannot provide a “safe” service.