The UK Medical Association (DAUK) wrote a letter to Health Minister Therese Coffey demanding immediate action. GPs warned that if their concerns are not addressed, it will lead to “quitting practice, leaving the NHS or leaving the country”
MEDİMAGAZİN – It has been sounding the alarm for years that falling GP numbers and increasing demand for appointments in the UK are putting unsustainable pressure.
In the letter signed by eight ICFI members, the general practitioner and mother of two, Dr. The death of Gail Milligan was highlighted.
husband, “that the unbearable pressure of his work has finally reached him” claimed and fell into depression.
“Many GPs don’t take their own lives, but his death has once again brought the relentless stress to the profession’s attention.”
In the letter, the weight of the working conditions of doctors in the United Kingdom was mentioned, and it was reminded that the surveys that half of the general practitioners would either retire or quit medicine within 10 years had great repercussions.
The new Minister of Health is expected to announce their ABCD plans later this week.