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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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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