Selected press coverage
- "Engagement and connection": the key to reaching Scotland's addicts The Guardian 19 July 2019
- Mental health NHS care branded "scandalous" by top doctor over bed shortage Daily Record 17 July 2019
- New GP contract will fail to meet needs of patients in deprived areas Herald 03 April 2018
- Make minimum pricing happen Herald 12 July 2017
- Insight: In at the ‘Deep End’ of GP practices The Scotsman 18 March 2017
- GPs demand extra cash is targeted in deprived areas to tackle long standing health inequalities Herald 06 January 2017
- Health inequalities can be tackled through announcement of increased general practice funding RCGP press release 06 January 2017
- Time to end the inverse care law and tackle Scotland's health inequalities Herald 29 December 2016
- We're tying to build the future Interview with Prof Watt in Pulse (password required) 25 November 2016
- Herald view: Time really can be a healer for challenging patients Herald 08 November 2016
- GPs hail having longer time to help patients Herald 08 November 2016
- GP funding is 'robbing the poor to pay for the rich' BBC 30 November 2015
- Clyde 1 - 30 November 2015 - 07:02:07 Efforts to give doctors in deprived areas a greater share of resources are not making any difference to life expectancies between rich and poor, a study from Glasgow University has shown.
- BBC 1 Scotland 30 November 2015 06:56:49 GPs in deprived areas are not getting the funding they need to tackle health inequalities. Includes interview with Professor Graham Watt of Glasgow University.
- BBC Radio Scotland - 30 November 2015 - 06:44:22 GPs in deprived areas are not getting the funding they need to tackle health inequalities. Includes interview with Professor Graham Watt of Glasgow University.
- West Sound - 30 November 2015 - 06:31:54
A lack of funding for GPs in deprived parts of Scotland is making health inequalities worse, according to research carried out by Dundee and Glasgow universities.
- GPs in deprived areas not given enough funding The Scottish Sun 30 November 2015
- Tay FM - 30 November 2015 - 19:02:25 Scotland's health gap between rich and poor will not improve unless GPs in the west of the country get more funding. That's what a new study from Dundee and Glasgow universities has claimed.
- Kingdom FM - 30 November 2015 - 19:00:56 GPs in deprived areas with more chronically ill patients receive less funding than their counterparts in more affluent parts of Scotland. Professor Graham Watt from Glasgow University carried out the study.
- STV Central East - 30 November 2015 - 18:08:22 A study carried out by Glasgow University has shown that funding for GPs is unequal across Scotland.
- BBC Radio Scotland - 30 November 2015 - 17:14:01 Patients who live in the poorest parts of Scotland do not get as much money spent on health per year as those in more affluent areas, according to research carried out by the universities of Glasgow and Dundee. Includes interview with Professor Graham Watt of Glasgow University.
- Kingdom FM - 30 November 2015 - 16:00:27 Poorer patients receive less funding than their counterparts in more affluent parts of Scotland, according to research carried out by Glasgow University.
- BBC Radio Scotland - 30 November 2015 - 13:03:04 GPs' patients in the poorest parts of Scotland have less money spent on them than those in the most affluent areas, a new study from Glasgow University has found.
- Clyde 1 - 30 November 2015 - 07:33:15 More money needs to be given to GPs in deprived areas to make a difference between the life expectancy between the rich and poor. That's according to a study from Glasgow University.
- Deprivation puts GPs under pressure MSP warns Evening Times 02 November 2015
- GPs urged to help patients affected by benefit cuts The Herald 03 January 2015
- Counting GP consultations does not give full picture The Herald 10 July 2014
- Docs "can't spend time with the poor" Evening Times April 2014
- Welfare cuts could see further 60,000 Scots kids being dragged into poverty Daily Record 16 November 2013
- Government must throw GPs in at Deep End The Scotsman 10 July 2012
- GPs' warning over service in poor areas The Herald 05 July 2012
- Mental health of benefit claimants is put at risk by welfare reform The Guardian 20 June 2012
- Doctors warn austerity is damaging patients' health The Herald 15 May 2012
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