Bid to fill Scotland's GP vacancies
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Almost 1 in 4 Scottish GP practices is seeking a doctor

More than one in four GP practices in Scotland has a vacancy for a doctor, according to new figures obtained by the BBC.

The latest survey from the British Medical Association shows little change in the number of unfilled posts, despite a Scottish government recruitment drive launched last summer.

Can a speed-dating event help fill the vacancies, nearly 75% of which have been unfilled for more than six months?

BBC Scotland's health and social care correspondent Shelley Jofre reports.

  • 02 Jun 2017