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…
The Doctors Association UK (DAUK) has warned that the government has not learned lessons from the first wave of the pandemic - insisting that the NHS ‘can’t afford for a single doctor to be self-isolating’ due to a lack of tests.
DAUK Co-Founder Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden speaks to BBC Radio 5 live about Coronavirus saying that the fact GPs have not been provided with PPE is “absolutely bonkers.”
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.
Dr Rinesh Parmar, The Doctors’ Association UK Chair tells The Independent that the latest A&E wait times figures came as a “direct result of years of underfunding” citing poor morale and spiralling workloads as contributing to a staffing crisis in emergency medicine.
Eleven million patients have endured waits of more than three weeks to see a GP since Boris Johnson pledged to eradicate such delays, The Sunday Times has revealed. Dr Yaso Browne DAUK GP lead: “No GP wants to feel like they go in to work to firefight and deal with more patient contacts than is safe to do so but this is reality for many.”