NHS Scotland embarks on global radiologist search

From BBC - February 11, 2018

A global campaign to attract radiologists to work in the Scottish NHS has been launched.

Nine health boards, including NHS Fife, Grampian and Greater Glasgow and Clyde, have 32 vacancies which they have struggled to fill.

Radiologists specialise in diagnosing and treating diseases such as cancer using medical imagery.

NHS Scotland will take its recruitment drive to India, the US, Canada, western Europe and Australia.

'Sustainable health'

The service has already unveiled plans to invest 4m in a "radiology transformation programme" to improve patient services and increase the number of specialist radiology training places.


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