DAUK GP lead Dr Lizzie Toberty comments on the latest IPSO rejection of our appeal against Mail Online’s GP-bashing content, Pulse News reports.
IPSO has replied to DAUK’s appeal regarding their initial decision on Mail Online’s claims that GPs are fuelling waits in Emergency Departments. The full correspondence can be found here.
DAUK GP lead Dr Lizzie Toberty said on this latest rejection: ‘This job is making people ill. The negative press narrative of blaming individual GPs for systematic failing is contributing towards burnout and a reduction in full-time GPs. We are only human at the end of the day. We cannot work indefinitely for little to no thanks.
‘We call upon NHSE and all other GP organisations to robustly counteract this narrative or we will continue to witness the demise of modern-day general practice.’
Read the full coverage by Pulse News here.