Urban Land Reform in Scotland

New Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its final report to the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in November 2014 that the Government would consequently bring forward a Land Reform Bill, which was published in June 2015 and is currently under…

Recruitment crisis at the NHS frontline? Why we should be concerned for deprived areas.

By Breannon Babbel Findings from a recent British Medical Association (BMA) poll [1] have alarm bells ringing for general practice as a whole in the UK, and particularly for general practice in deprived areas. While the poll of 15,560 GPs doesn’t warn of a mass exodus out of general practice, it does indicate that over…

Thursday Video: Breannon Babbel – The role of GPs in Health Inequality

This week’s Policy Scotland Friday Video features Breannon Babbel, Urban Studies researcher at the University of Glasgow. Breannon talks to us about her research and fieldwork with General Practitioners in deprived areas of Glasgow, and how their experiences can help shape policies that address health inequality across Scotland and the UK.