Health bosses have been forced to downgrade maternity services at a Moray hospital due to staffing shortages for the second time in less than 18 months.
Dr Jamie Hogg
NHS Grampian believes the changes made at Moray’s biggest hospital are already making it more attractive to potential recruits.
Action plan published by NHS to fulfill 21 recommendations from Scottish Government for Moray hospital
The Scottish Government has issued NHS Grampian with a 21 point plan it believes will drive improvements for maternity and children’s services in Moray.
The top clinician at Dr Gray’s hospital has insisted management are committed to making it more attractive to junior doctors.
A health official at Dr Gray’s Hospital yesterday vowed to provide the “safest possible service” for mums as medical bosses deal with the recruitment crisis in the maternity department.
A series of events have been organised across Moray to shape the future of health care in the region.
Overnight admissions will return to the children’s ward at Dr Gray’s Hospital from next week following the recruitment of two new doctors.
A Moray doctor who took immediate leave from his job to assist with the relief effort in Nepal as spoken of his experiences after arriving in the devastated country.
Two north-east doctors have been announced as finalists of the Scottish Health Awards 2014.