144,480 members

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

News

How might Covid-19 affect the number of GPs available to see patients in England?

 

Start sharing

If you've got news you'd like to share, let us know and we'll consider it for our news section.
 

How might Covid-19 affect the number of GPs available to see patients in England?

This research reveals that one in three GPs who singlehandedly manage a GP practice are at high risk of death from Covid-19.

It estimates that this could potentially leave 710,043 patients without face-to-face appointments with their GPs, if those at high risk take the difficult decision to limit direct patient contact. It argues that CCGs must ensure that they are aware of gaps in face-to-face provision of core general practice services, and must work with practices and primary care networks to find solutions. More.....