Face-To-Face Doctor Appointments Are Down 3.4 Million A Month

GPs are holding 3.4 million fewer face to face appointments a month compared with before the pandemic. The surprising numbers reveal the scale of the shift towards consultations held remotely. There were seven million more appointments every month conducted over the phone in June this year when compared with the same month in 2019 beforeContinue reading “Face-To-Face Doctor Appointments Are Down 3.4 Million A Month”

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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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