Tuesday, 23 July 2019

GP receptionists will offer patients appointments at chemists, in bid to take pressure off family doctors 

GP receptionists will offer patients appointments at chemists, in bid to take pressure off family doctors GPs’ receptionists will divert patients to see pharmacists in a bid to relieve pressure on family doctors.

The NHS plan aims to prevent 20 million GP appointments, with many of those telephoning for help instead offered a “same day” slot at a local chemist.

Health officials said the moves would mean more accessible and convenient access to services. The Daily Telegraph

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