Nuffield Trust reports on “Future Model Options” in Primary Care – Is this an acceptance that the status quo is mad…? NHSreality accepts that any discussion and publicity about the parlous state of General Practice is worthy. Just today I met a psychogeriatrician whose female F1 (1st year after graduation) wanted to be a GP, but she has applied for and is moving to New Zealand and cites psychological stress and work pressures as her reason for leaving… this is being repeated nationwide..
Dr Rebecca Rosen opines: Transforming general practice: what are the levers for change? and political honesty and philosophical challenge to the current “Everything for everyone for ever” is absent..
Prof John Smith and Rebecca Rosen opine: Securing the future of general practice: new models of primary care and ignores the absent long term manpower planning, as well as the emigration, and the lack of any applicants for inner city practices.