Big increase in number of women GPs is excellent news for Scotland

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John Robertson
Big increase in number of women GPs is excellent news for Scotland

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/General-Practice/Publications/2018-12-11/2018-12-11-GPWorkforce2018-Summary.pdf?18748110533 There are now 75 more GPs in Scotland than in the previous year and less than one third of them are over 50. However, the major growth has been in the number of women in the profession. This is very good news as there is convincing evidence that women doctors tend to be more effective than their male counterparts. First, in a Canadian study of GPs: ‘Female doctors provide a better quality of care than their male counterparts, according…

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John Robertson
Big increase in number of women GPs is excellent news for Scotland