Tag Archives: GPs

GP Gatekeepers

At the start of this month, I wrote about GP’s being at the front line of the NHS and their role as gatekeepers to other clinicians.     Now some of the most talented managers in the Clinical Commissioning Groups … Continue reading

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GP Satisfaction Levels

I have written quite a bit about GP’s since I started this blog.   They are the doorway to health services in the NHS and they are gatekeepers to NHS Services.     They were once universally venerated members of … Continue reading

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Doctors in two minds ?

Doctors are in a dilemma.      Anti-Depressant pills …….. or social clubs ?    What to prescribe for loneliness?     Conflicting advice has emerged just in the last two days. Listen to researchers from Oxford University and doctors should … Continue reading

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GP’s Charging Fees?

l seem to write a blog about GP’s every year.  ( You can see all my earlier posts by clicking on “GP’s” in the TagCloud ) They are the first call in managing the nation’s health and a vital gatekeeper … Continue reading

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“GPs under pressure”

The BMA is the professional body that represents  the 40,000 GPs in the UK.    However it is increasingly acting like a militant trade union. Their latest proposition to their members is a handbook of advice with a list of … Continue reading

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“The £10 GP Toe”

In recent weeks lots of stories have been appearing in the press and on TV about the pressures put on the NHS, particularly by the increasing numbers and increasingly frail elderly population.  This of course has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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“GP’s Cry for Help”

The Chair of the British Medical Association GP Committee recently gave a warning that the family doctor system is “imploding” under the weight of more patients who are increasingly frail.  Dr Nagpaul claimed they were doing 40 million more appointments … Continue reading

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