More than 2.5 million patients across England may see their local surgery close in the next five years because of the high numbers of GPs at risk of leaving the profession – causing a “catastrophic” effect on patient care, health leaders have warned.
Patients have been left in shock after the closure of Fintry Mill Medical Centre was confirmed by practice bosses.
Waiting in a doctor’s surgery is not usually a highlight of anyone’s day.
Up to 3.6 million patients who do not exist are registered with GPs’ surgeries, it has been reported.
The former Stobswell Medical Practice has gone on sale for £170,000.
Residents in Broughty Ferry are struggling to register with a local GP, a councillor has warned.
New plans for a stop-gap GP surgery in the Carse of Gowrie are expected to be lodged this week.
Low back pain has been named the leading cause of disability worldwide as experts accused doctors and policymakers of letting down patients with the condition.
A new quiz app has been launched to help patients get past a ‘fear of finding out’, seen as a major psychological barrier to adults seeking medical help.
A Dundee medical practice will stop treating patients at the end of the month.
A patients’ rights group has criticised the “absolutely appalling” GP crisis in Dundee after family doctors agreed to implement a new contract in Scotland.
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Doctors’ surgeries across Dundee are receiving widely differing levels of funding, a new report has revealed.
A new 24-hour service for NHS patients to contact a doctor via videolink on a smartphone has launched in London.
NHS Tayside bosses have defended their record on GPs — including their takeover of a Dundee doctors’ practice.
A new £10 million community facility in Coldside will host two GP practices, it has been revealed.