Former top Doctor: Early intervention is crucial to changing lives

As a young doctor working in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Sir Harry Burns saw first-hand just how devastating violence could be.
As a young doctor working in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Sir Harry Burns saw first-hand just how devastating violence could be.
The tide of human misery was seemingly relentless, an intractable public health crisis where only the symptoms of the disease could be tackled, not the causes.
There was a fatalism that Scotland’s largest city would never shed its unwanted title as the murder capital of western Europe.
But Sir Harry, who was Scotland’s chief medical officer... read more

 
11 October 2018 in Politics, Views: 61
Source: Scotsman
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