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GPs tell researchers austerity is hitting health of their patients

 

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GPs tell researchers austerity is hitting health of their patients

More than three-quarters of GPs (76%) interviewed by Insight Research Group said they believed the economic downturn of the last four years has had a negative impact on the health of their patients.

The survey report highlights the impact of the recession on family planning, alcohol abuse, wellbeing and mental health. It also reports on the impact on GPs themselves.