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RCGP figures show access to GPs is lowest for 15 years

 

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RCGP figures show access to GPs is lowest for 15 years

The Royal College of GPs has compared population statistics with figures from NHS Digital to show that the ration of GPs to the overall population is at its lowest for 15 years.

In 2017 there were 6.19 full-time equivalent GPs per 10,000 population compared to 6.56 in 2007. The ratio is the lowest it has been since 2004. ONS figures for 2018 are not yet available. More.....