Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Alastair Noble criticises "inefficent" care model in the Highlands

"Calls have been made for an overhaul of the “inefficient” current care model in the Highlands by a retired doctor

Former GP Alastair Noble said that greater focus needs to be put on allocating appropriate resources to specific areas than happens at present.

Dr Noble, who has advised the Scottish Government on integrated health and social care reform, said that changes need to be made to the way care is commissioned across the Highlands.

It comes after the Press and Journal revealed that millions of pounds have been paid to carers not to work."

More on the Press and Journal site here.

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