Tag Archives: Empowering GPs to Help Vulnerable Patients (and Carers) to Access Services

Care Home Residents’ Access to GPs For Basic Health Care: Far Sighted or Short Sighted GP Contract Changes? (BBC News)

Summary Care home residents are generally 50% more likely to be admitted to hospital as an emergency than other older persons, and might be expected to be a high priority for primary care. Paradoxically, there are reports that GPs have … Continue reading

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Unpaid Carers: Statistics, Societal Value and Plight (BBC News / Carers UK)

Summary 6.5m people identified themselves as carers in the last Census; this is roughly one in eight adults in the UK. The unpaid carer population is expected to grow to 9m over the next 20 years. Full Text Link Reference Triggle, … Continue reading

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