Doctors issue stark warning over future of ‘struggling’ NHS



Scotland’s medical leaders have issued a stark warning that the NHS is now “struggling to cope” through a lack of funding and soaring demand.
The situation has become so critical that in future hospitals may have to look at scaling back treatment for many patients, the British Medical Association Scotland has said.
Dr Peter Bennie, head of BMA Scotland depicts a service which is “overburdened and underfinanced” with doctors and nurses “burnt out” and argues that Scottish Government claims of record funding “completely miss the point”.
He warned: “If the gap between demand and resources is... read more

 
27 December 2016 in Politics, Views: 49
Source: Scotsman
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