Gainsborough MP asks Health Secretary to prioritise the lack of GPs
The MP for Gainsborough has asked the Health Secretary to prioritise the lack of GPs in the town.
Sir Edward Leigh has written to the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, asking him to treat the crisis as urgent and stated that it needs immediate action.
Sir Edward said: “We already face a shortage of 80 GPs in Lincolnshire.
“Only six out of 30 vacant places in the Lincolnshire GP Vocational Training Scheme were filled in 2015/16.
“The inability to fill these roles will have a deleterious knock-on effect with each passing year – all at a time when GPs are retiring at an alarming rate.
“The lack... read more
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