BBC Scotland and Herald warn that paediatricians can’t carry on despite 64% increase in paediatric specialists under SNP administration and 8.7% fall in the birth rate.

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John Robertson
BBC Scotland and Herald warn that paediatricians can’t carry on despite 64% increase in paediatric specialists under SNP administration and 8.7% fall in the birth rate.

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2018-03-06/2018-03-06-Workforce-Report.pdf?49929445982 BBC Scotland made much, this morning, of the warning from the trades union, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (in Scotland?), that ‘paediatricians in Scotland are under too much pressure and need more resources.’ In a remarkably long piece for a two to three-minute insert in BBC1 Breakfast, the fake crisis warning was then repeated a further five times before 9am. We also heard, in most of these, that they want the number of consultants quadrupled (more…

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John Robertson
BBC Scotland and Herald warn that paediatricians can’t carry on despite 64% increase in paediatric specialists under SNP administration and 8.7% fall in the birth rate.