Patients Went To A&E 4.7 Million Times Because They Couldn’t Get Advice Or Treatment From Their GP

An official study indicates that up to 4.7 million visits to hospital accident and emergency units in the past year may have been due to people being unable to see their GP. Research by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) discovered nearly one in five A&E patients studied had resorted to emergency departments becauseContinue reading “Patients Went To A&E 4.7 Million Times Because They Couldn’t Get Advice Or Treatment From Their GP”

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Rise Of The £100k GPs

Family doctors now pocket £100,000 a year on average after wages soared even though millions of patients are struggling to get appointments, and figures show that GP earnings have increased by 11 per cent in the past four years. During that period, patients have encountered increasing waiting lists and hundreds of practices have closed. OnlyContinue reading “Rise Of The £100k GPs”

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GPs Hit Back

Health chiefs faced a fierce backlash after ordering GPs to offer face to face appointments for patients, and several Local Medical Committees, groups that represent grassroots GPs across the United Kingdom, wrote to members asking them to reject the new guidance. The letters, seen by a news outlet, called the move badly judged and franklyContinue reading “GPs Hit Back”

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Doctors Call For Facemasks To Be Mandatory Outdoors As Well

Doctors have recommended that masks should be compulsory outdoors as well as indoors when there’s a chance of coming within two metres of other people. The British Medical Association (BMA) stated that those older than 60, or who are obese or have other health conditions, making them especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, should be providedContinue reading “Doctors Call For Facemasks To Be Mandatory Outdoors As Well”

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