Round up of this weeks Primary Care news
NHS England to reassure public
At the start of the week, Dr Nikki Kanani, stated that NHS England ‘can and will do more’ to reassure the public that GP practices will remain open. She reiterates the message that the public can see a GP when they need to.
There are concerns that as the UK enters another lock down, that patients might feel unsure about visiting their surgery.
Ciaran at Menlo Park said: “This is great news! Patients need to be fully aware of how their GP surgeries are available for them during this second lockdown.”
GP surgeries still open for business
A similar article from The National Health Executive, reporting calls for the second lockdown not to use the ‘stay at home’ / ‘protect the NHS’ slogans. GPs fear this message will discourage patients from visiting their practice.
Support for GPs
Because if these concerns, the RCGP has produced downloadable resources for practices, to support them and help them get the message out to patients, to still visit their practice if they need to.
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