Well actually, only 167, maybe some from overwork, and down from 189 in 2015/16

In Holyrood on Tuesday:

Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (Scottish Liberal Democrats): To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in response is to reports that doctors are retiring before reaching the state pension age because of overwork.

He’d asked almost the same question, also devoid of any evidence, in April, but it got media attention

We were able to write:

An anonymous Freedom of Information request has revealed today that contrary to Cole-Hamilton’s predictions last April, fewer GPs are retiring early. See this:

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