Patients who need an ambulance at a GP surgery are routinely facing waits twice as long as patients who call 999 from elsewhere, a major Pulse investigation has revealed.
GP leaders have voted against limiting the number of patients a practice can have on their list to 1,500 per full-time equivalent GP.
GPs have called for an end to the ‘outrageous’ practice by ambulance trusts of delaying emergency responses to practices.
LMCs vote against patient charges for GP services Subscription
English LMCs have voted against bringing in patient charges for access to GPs after it was suggested the controversial measure was required to address the ’dire state of general practice’.
GPs vote to end clause that allows practices to recruit patients outside their boundariesSubscription
GPs have called on the BMA to abolish the out of area registration clause in the GMS contract.