Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Number of GPs has fallen since NHS launched 5-year rescue plan 

Number of GPs has fallen since NHS launched 5-year rescue plan The number of GPs has fallen since the NHS launched a "rescue package" to tackle crisis shortages of family doctors, official figures show.

Ministers have repeatedly pledged to bring in 5,000 more GPs, in response to a growing crisis, which has led to record numbers of practices closures across the country.

A year ago, health officials drew up a five-year plan, pledging to put general practice “back on its feet” by recruiting doctors from abroad, offering £20,000 incentives for trainees and bringing in extra support staff. The Daily Telegraph

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