Doctors warn of three week wait to see a GP

  • June 7th, 2017
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Recent analysis suggests patients will have to wait weeks for GP appointments, even if a Conservative government follows up on their promise to provide thousands of more general practitioners. Although numbers have continued to dip, ministers have pledged to recruit 5,000 extra GPs by 2020 to help to control and reduce family doctor waiting times. […]

Royal College of Nursing members angry over agency ban

  • March 27th, 2017
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RCN members have reacted angrily to a ban on employing agency nurses whose main employment is in their own Trust or another NHS Trust. Nurses have begun receiving letters from their current employers stating that Trusts will only be able to engage staff working additional hours through their own staff banks. Prior to this, NHS […]