March 2015 Archive

Seagull surgeons

Jeanette has been a vocal campaigner, calling for tighter regulations to govern the actions of 'seagull surgeons,' so called due to their tendency to 'fly in, make a mess and fly out again.'

GP shortages put pressure on doctors and patients

An investigation by the BBC has uncovered a national shortage of GPs, doctors deserting the profession and junior doctors avoiding what they see as an "unglamorous" career. All these have culminated in the number of unfilled GP posts quadrupling in the past three years, which may help explain why your surgery's phone number is often engaged. Overstretched GPs.
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