On Tuesday 3rd November the Doctors’ Association UK held a cross-party briefing for MPs and Peers regarding the crisis facing primary care. Representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, the…
Dr Yaso Browne DAUK’s GP Lead is interviewed for GP Online as it is announced private company Babylon has signed a 10 year deal with NHS trust that runs 10 GP practices.
The NHS is in a state of crisis. Whilst much attention has focussed on Brexit, doctors have watched on with increasing concern as the NHS, Britain’s greatest treasure, has been sidelined. It is unacceptable that it has taken a general election to put the NHS back on the agenda. Our manifesto prioritises the NHS, the patients it serves and its dedicated workforce.
A profile of DAUK and our newest committee member in the RCGP magazine, GP Front line: “a fledging but already high-profile political lobbying group, The Doctors’ Association, providing the virtual organisation with a GP voice on issues such as Brexit, and the recent Bawa-Garba case. “
“We’re an Independent, non-profit, non-partisan political lobbying group for doctors” . Adrian explains, “it was apparent that there was a desire for doctors to become more involved in political campaigning.
The Doctors’ Association UK welcomes the resignation of Dr Arvind Madan following the revelation in Pulse magazine that inflammatory comments about GPs were posted by him online under the pseudonym Devil’sAdvocate. We are shocked and disappointed at this apparent lack of integrity from a leader in general practice.
The DAUK have written to Steven Brine, a junior health minister, who at a House of Commons Library Debate on GP retention and recruitment said there is “little wonder” that…