Millions could lose GP next year as staff shortages and stress force doctors to close surgeries, study claims
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Millions could lose GP next year as staff shortages and stress force doctors to close surgeries, study claims

This article was taken from: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/doctor-shortages-nhs-gp-surgery-closed-england-figures-number-stress-a8663536.html By Tom Barnes at the Indepedent news Survey suggests hundreds in England could walk away from profession next year citing poor working conditions Millions of patients could lose their GP surgery within the next 12 months as factors such as stress contribute to a shortage of doctors, a new…

Hospital A&E doctor shifts unstaffed
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Hospital A&E doctor shifts unstaffed

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45269682 By George Greenwood BBC News At least 8,000 doctors shifts were left uncovered in London’s accident and emergency departments last year, research has shown. An A&E doctor told the BBC staff were leaving emergency medicine due to the pressures of understaffed departments. The Department of Health said the number of emergency medicine…

Number of NHS managers recruited soars as shortage of nurses grows

Number of NHS managers recruited soars as shortage of nurses grows

This article was taken from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/30/number-nhs-managers-recruited-soars-shortage-nurses-grows/ By:   Laura Donnelly, health editor 30 OCTOBER 2017 • 12:01AM Soaring numbers of NHS executives are being hired while shortages of nurses are growing, a stark report warns today. The figures show that the number of senior managers working in the health service has risen by 13 per cent in less…

NHS faces ‘worst winter in recent history’ without ÂŁ350m emergency bailout, warn hospital chiefs

NHS faces ‘worst winter in recent history’ without ÂŁ350m emergency bailout, warn hospital chiefs

The NHS will suffer its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive a ÂŁ350m emergency bailout, hospital chiefs have warned. The cash is desperately need to fund extra staff and beds, with waiting times and bed shortages remaining “stubbornly bad,” according to NHS Providers, which represents NHS chief executives. The government has given…

Nearly 40 per cent of GPs plan to leave the NHS within five years

Nearly 40 per cent of GPs plan to leave the NHS within five years

Government attempts to stop GPs quitting the profession are failing as four in 10 say they are planning to retire within five years, a new report has found. A review by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) raises concern that many doctors have yet to see changes promised by the Department of Health’s five year…