GPs

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Public satisfaction with GP services drop to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

The latest British Social Attitudes survey found that satisfaction with GPs has fallen to its lowest level in 35 years

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

GP 'admits to sexual activity' in Leicester surgeries, but denies assault allegation

Farouk Patel: GP denies sexually assaulting male patient whilst giving him medical examination

GP 'admits to sexual activity' in Leicester surgeries, but denies assault

Doctor Farouk Patel has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient whilst giving him a medical examination

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Patient steals ambulance for joyride in Italy

Patient steals ambulance for joyride in Italy

Patient steals ambulance for joyride in Italy

An ambulance was called for the man who was suffering from psychiatric problems in Tuscany, but he ended up driving it 150 kilometres away

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Leading doctor rubbishes Government plan to reduce A&E waiting times by installing GPs in departments

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out in return for safe driving

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out in return for safe driving

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out for driving safely

Shotgun has been launched by Direct Line and uses GPS to track the routes taken by the driver, as well as monitoring braking and speed on each journey

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

British Medical Association calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

British Medical Association calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

BMA calls for the length of GP appointments to be increased

Medicial chiefs want new measures to help the workload of doctors

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

NHS removal of healthy patients is an 'Absolute nuisance for everybody', says Doctor Laurence Buckman

NHS ghost-patients plan an 'absolute nuisance', says leading doctor

NHS ghost-patients plan an 'absolute nuisance', says leading doctor

Laurence Beckman, a former chair of the BMA's GP committee, says NHS England's records-purge is doomed to failure

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away

New figures reveal one in eight local practice posts are vacant

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

 ‘The tide is finally turning’ for GP’s thanks to new NHS deal says Doctor Helen-Stokes Lampard

‘The tide is finally turning’ for GPs thanks to new NHS deal, says Dr. Helen-Stokes Lampard

‘The tide is finally turning’ for GPs thanks to new NHS deal

General Practitioners welcome new agreement by health chiefs