Thanks to a further parliamentary question at Holyrood last week, MSPs and state journalists were shocked to discover another area of NHS Scotland where the ‘staffing crisis’ they so confidently report, may not be real.
NHS Scotland has 771 nurses for every 100 000 people whereas NHS England has only 518 – astonishingly NHS Scotland has over 48.84% more!
For midwives, we have 45 per 100 000 whereas England has only 39 – NHS Scotland has 15% more.
Labour Wales is doing quite well here compared to Tory England.
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