Posts tagged “GP shortage UK”

Health Experts Call for Pharmacists to Step in to Ease Pressure on GP Services

March 17th, 2015
Health Experts Call for Pharmacists to Step in to Ease Pressure on GP Services

Leading health professionals have called for pharmacists to be given a more expansive role in communities in a bid to ease pressure on GP services. Proposals put forward by the Royal College of General Practice and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society suggest that more pharmacists should be employed to treat patients at GP services and deal […]

New BBC Study Reveals National GP Shortage in UK

March 3rd, 2015
New BBC Study Reveals National GP Shortage in UK

Research has found that many surgeries across the UK are struggling to cope with increasing demands from patients, with numerous patients reporting difficulties getting an appointment. In Whitehaven, Cumbria, the phone lines open at 8am and it’s commonplace for the 49 appointments for the day to be filled within 15 minutes. This is a situation that occurs […]

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