Tagged: Covid-19

Saving General Practice is down to us

General Practitioners need to receive fair recompense for the health care we provide. After years of withstanding the gradual undermining of the Specialty by successive governments, we cannot expect General Practice to survive on its current trajectory. We need to set our own terms and our own fees in order to ensure General Practitioners can continue to provide excellent health care.

Facing up to a different style of medicine

Covid-19 is bearing down upon us. We can’t risk catching and spreading this. Face to face medicine is currently part of the problem and not the solution. We need to stay ahead of the insidious wave of infection by NOT seeing the patient with a sore throat and a cough face to face. We need to ride out the wave as effectively as we can with whatever means we have.