General Practice

A changing climate for GPs

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Many of us will have heard GPs talking about their almost unmanageable workload.  Even more of us will have noticed just how hard it can be to get a GP appointment when we need one.  The importance of primary care should not be underestimated, it is primary care that keeps us from needing hospital admissions.  It may also keep vulnerable patients safe and out of crisis.  To start damaging primary care is very unwise as it may simply translate into patient harm, increased pressure on hospitals and increased costs for the state. So what is happening now with primary care? Continue reading “A changing climate for GPs”