General practice - terminally ill or fit for a cure

By: Information Daily Staff Writer
Published: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 09:00 GMT
     

As the Government promises GP practices open seven days a week, 12 hours a day, by 2020, RealityBites discusses the immediate crisis in general practice and asks "what has to be done simply to maintain existing service levels"?

RealityBites - The National Healthcare Conversation is a weekly podcast, between Ben Gowland and Joe Tibbetts, focussing on healthcare and UK health and care services.

There is no doubt that General Practice is under threat. Recruitment is not even managing to replace natural wastage and this at a time when more not fewer GPs are needed. GP practices advertise vacant positions and get…

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