Scottish Labour Party
Wednesday, 28 August, 2019

The medical workforce in Scotland faces a number of challenges and we must ensure that we continue to recruit and retain a world class workforce to deliver the best possible patient care. In this regard, it is essential that evidence-based approaches are taken to support workforce planning along with reassessment of the size and structure of the consultant workforce taking account of such changes as the rise of part-time working, extended working, and the needs of an ageing population.