Not since the 1960s have GP numbers plummeted like this. Deliberate, calculated NHS underfunding & understaffing since 2010 is destroying our precious, irreplaceable health service. What a disgusting legacy, .
I know I’ve said this before but reorganising structures is irrelevant (but easier). Time to focus on staff and patients. GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years - BBC News
Research for the BBC show first sustained drop in GP numbers for 50 years. A special day of coverage across looking at GP pressure, including an special. Reporting
1 in 3 Trainees drop out of GP training and huge numbers of senior GPs taking early retirement. Questions needs to be asked what’s going on and how this can be fixed. The anti GP rhetoric of the media and the fat cat picture they paint does not help
Remember Jeremy Hunt promising access to a GP 7 days a week? 5,000 extra GPs by 2020? If you actually believed him (unlikely granted) and voted Conservative as a result you’ll be pretty angry reading this: GP numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years
Your GP is under intolerable pressure & has v little time each day to *think* about critical medical decisions made in a 10 min appointment. Here’s ⁦⁩ highlighting the serious shortage of GPs & solutions needed by govt ⁦
GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years
The NHS is seeing the first sustained fall in GP numbers in the UK for 50 years. We either need to make the job of NHS GPs more attractive or rethink our current model of primary care.
Our exclusive analysis of historical data for ⁦⁩ shows that the NHS is seeing the first sustained fall in GP numbers in the UK for 50 years
Just think what would have happened if we had invested the £4Bn blown on ‘no deal’ preparations in the health service. This was totally avoidable #StopBrexitFixBritain
This is what happens when demand gets out of control. Rationing by the back door until it ultimately becomes policy. We need more GPs of course but with 15 million people with a chronic condition, we also need a wholesale shift to a prevention model.
GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop (of nearly 10>} for 50 years thanks to Tory cuts. What a disgusting Govt - that we did not even elect.
GP numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years
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Two linked articles that show GP leaders were sadly spot on in their predictions... BBC News - GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years
Tonight, our investigation will take a look at the pressure GPs are under. Make sure to tune into at 7:30pm to watch, ‘GPs, Why Can't I Get An Appointment?’⌚️📺
I work in an area with a lot less than 60 GPs per 100000 population. Yes practices struggle with workload, access and demand. We are all striving to maintain continuity of care and improve health and wellbeing in our locality.
“One in three junior doctors who accept places on GP training courses, drops out of the system... Two-thirds of retirements by GPs come early - double the rate seen just five years ago” GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years - BBC News
Wondering why you can’t get a GP appointment? The pressure on GP’s is immense at present. It is unsurprising so many are leaving the NHS.
Research for BBC underlines pressure on GPs - fall since 2014 in numbers per 100,000 patients
Shameful lack of investment and support for our GPs: Numbers show first sustained drop of GPs for 50 years #SaveOurNHS
#NHS #UnderFunded by £20bn #GP Numbers CUT 7% since 2014
The number of GPs per person in the UK — especially England is falling: by 8% over the last five years. This is potentially catastrophic, in the maths sense. The remaining GPs are increasingly overloaded and so increasingly likely to quit. Snowballing.
South Africans have solved the problem of too few GPs, The NHS should experiment with . My guess is that it could raise the quality of care in deprived areas, which have the fewest GPs. Views
GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years