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General practice in a Post-COVID world

GPs are predicting a ‘lingering and difficult legacy’ of illness and disease left by COVID-19 and must be appropriately supported to care for patients in its aftermath, the Royal College of GPs warns in a new report.

The College says that general practice is preparing for an ‘influx’ of patients with ‘long COVID’ – those who have recovered from the virus but who will go on to experience new or longer-lasting symptoms such as respiratory difficulties, cognitive impairment and chronic fatigue, all of which will require long-term treatment and support from GPs. More…..