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95 per cent of GPs say they worry that lack of resources is putting patient care at risk

29 April 2016

95% of GPs say they worry that lack of resources is putting patient care at risk and 98% say that without more resources, waiting times for GP appointments will increase


RCGP response to RCP report on e-cigarettes

28 April 2016

Dr Tim Ballard, Vice Chair of the Royal College of GPs, has responded to the Royal College of Physicians’ report Nicotine without smoke: tobacco harm reduction released today.


89% of GPs say they worry that lack of resources is putting patient care at risk and 58% plan to leave or reduce their hours within five years

28 April 2016

A large majority of GPs are seeing a direct correlation between the reduced resources available for general practice services and their worry over the safety of their patients. Startling figures from a ComRes poll, commissioned by the Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland), reveal that nine in ten (89%) GPs worry a lack of resources is putting patient care at risk.


8 out of 10 GPs worry they may miss something serious due to workload, warns RCGP Wales

28 April 2016

More than 8 out of 10 GPs (84%) worry they may miss something serious with a patient due to their workload, while more than 9 out of 10 (92%) worry that lack of resources in general practice is putting patient care at risk, a poll by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) in Wales has found.


RCGP response to GP workforce figures from HSCIC

27 April 2016

Professor Nigel Mathers, Honorary Secretary for the Royal College of GPs, said: “With our growing and ageing population, with more and more of our patients living with multiple and long term conditions, any drop in the GP workforce is incredibly serious.


Junior doctors - latest from RCGP

25 April 2016

Latest statement on junior doctors


RCGP chair, Dr Maureen Baker, calls on PM to intervene on junior doctors contract

25 April 2016

RCGP chair, Dr Maureen Baker, has signed a letter alongside 12 other members of other Royal Colleges, to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to intervene in the Junior Doctors dispute.




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