Over the last month, Willie Rennie and the Scottish Liberal Democrats have conducted a survey of Scottish GPs across Scotland, to get a current understanding on the views of GPs on their profession and the challenges facing primary healthcare.
You can read the results of the survey here: scotlibdems.org.uk/gpreport
We are grateful to so many general practitioners for taking the time to complete this questionnaire.
Even though this report is based on a self selected sample the large sample size provides confidence that it reflects opinion of general practitioners.
The results are astonishing. The headline finding that over three in ten GPs would not opt for general practice if they were making the career choice now reveals the depth of the crisis.