GPs quit remote area – with a swipe at NHS
CAMPAIGNERS and politicians are calling for radical reforms to GPs’ contracts in remote communities amid fears some areas of the Highlands and islands will be left without doctors.
The plea was made as the last family medics on the Ardnamurchan peninsula quit their posts – blaming a lack of NHS support.
The issue has already been described as a “modern-day Highland Clearances” which could lead to the death of small settlements in the north.
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