and there aren’t enough GPs in Scotland.
The BBC Scotland claim, to be repeated many times today, is not of course evaluated and, then is repeated by a GP. Maybe there is a shortage in Dumfries. Maybe its Tory politics and flood of demanding middle-class English immigrants is distorting the national picture BBC Scotland knows all too well because they published this in 2019:
In 2022, I’d suggest the gap is greater. The supply in Scotland has increased:
The headcount of GPs in Scotland as of September 2021 is 5,195. This is a rise of 74 GPs compared to last year. Prior to 2018, the headcount of GPs had remained fairly constant at around 4,900 since 2011. After 2018, the number of male GPs levelled out while the number of female GPs increased. This resulted in an increase of 209 GPs from 2018 to 2021https://publichealthscotland.scot/publications/general-practice-gp-workforce-and-practice-list-sizes/general-practice-gp-workforce-and-practice-list-sizes-2011-2021/
Are there not enough researchers at BBC Scotland?