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Patients struggle to access same-day appointments in Wales due to 'lengthy' telephone delaysSubscription

30 Jul 2019 By Lea Legraien

Patients in Wales have difficulty getting on-the-day GP appointments because of the time spent trying to speak to a staff member on the phone, according to new research.

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Pharmacist-led telephone triage halves number of urgent same-day GP appointments Subscription

29 Jul 2019 By Lea Legraien

A pilot scheme has seen the number of same-day GP appointments reduce by half due to practice-based pharmacists triaging patients over the phone for urgent conditions. 

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Boris Johnson pledges to reduce GP waiting times in first speech as PMSubscription

24 Jul 2019 By Beth Gault

The UK’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to reduce waiting times and ‘fix the crisis’ in social care ‘once and for all’ in his first speech in the job

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Data lowdown: Patient uptake of seven-day GP surgeriesSubscription

27 Jun 2017

Pulse reveals uptake data

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NNT: how many is too many?Subscription

05 Jan 2017

Caroline Price investigates

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