National Association for Patient Participation
  • General practice is the cornerstone of the NHS

    Dealing with 90% of patient contacts in our health service

  • Patient care is being compromised

    As funding for general practice slumps across the UK

  • 70% of GPs expect an increase in waiting times

    For patients wanting to see a GP over the next two years

Campaign blog: Saving new lives

I am delighted to add our support for the Put Patients First Campaign. Like many charities with a strong health inequality focus, we want primary care services to be accessible to all and reach out to everyone in the community. Continue reading...

New research to back campaign

Funding for general practice is due to fall by 17% in real terms by 2017/18, while patient consultations are set to rise by 69m, according to new research published today by the Royal College of General Practitioners. Continue reading...

Patients and GPs take our message to Parliament

I hope this special edition of the blog finds you all well. I wanted to share with you some of the highlights of last night’s campaign parliamentary event, which brought together GPs, patients and parliamentarians from around the country.

What a great success it was! If you would like to see photos of the event click here.

Firstly, the event, which was held at the Palace of Westminster, served as an excellent platform to launch a groundbreaking new independent analysis from Deloitte. Continue reading here...