Dr Mike Smith has said that GPs are being “bogged down” by administrative work, as new figures suggest some patients are waiting three weeks for GP appointments.
The National Health Service is to recruit doctors from Australia in the latest initiative to boost GP numbers.
The number of GPs who plan to leave the profession in the next five years is at an all-time high, a new report has found.
The latest British Social Attitudes survey found that satisfaction with GPs has fallen to its lowest level in 35 years
Doctor Farouk Patel has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient whilst giving him a medical examination
An ambulance was called for the man who was suffering from psychiatric problems in Tuscany, but he ended up driving it 150 kilometres away
Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense
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
Medicial chiefs want new measures to help the workload of doctors
Laurence Beckman, a former chair of the BMA's GP committee, says NHS England's records-purge is doomed to failure
New figures reveal one in eight local practice posts are vacant
General Practitioners welcome new agreement by health chiefs