GPs

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‘It was terrifying’: GP tells of dash to A&E amid ambulance delays
Yorkshire doctor faced choice of ‘stay and play’ or ‘scoop and run’ with patient on brink of cardiac arrest

As told to Denis Campbell

24, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Older patients on medley of drugs ‘at higher risk of adverse reactions’
Older people prescribed 10 or more medicines by GPs at threefold increased risk, researchers say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s still happening,’ say parents of Leeds student who died after remote diagnosis
Coroner finds in-person GP appointment during pandemic could have saved life of David Nash, 26

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

20, Jan, 2023 @5:37 PM

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Wes Streeting’s plan to turn GPs into salaried NHS staff is misguided | Letters
Letters: Salaried GP Joe McFarlane says the Labour proposal is shortsighted and raises several big questions, but Dr Jeremy Bending thinks it would improve quality of care

16, Jan, 2023 @12:06 PM

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Keir Starmer pledges to tackle ‘bureaucratic nonsense’ to save NHS
Labour leader sets out views on health service, saying ‘if we don’t get real about reform, the NHS will die’

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

15, Jan, 2023 @1:07 PM

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‘Not really relevant’: Rishi Sunak refuses to say if he uses private healthcare
PM urged to ‘come clean’ amid suggestions he is out of touch with millions who face long NHS waits

Pippa Crerar Political editor

08, Jan, 2023 @12:28 PM

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Labour ‘would tear up contract with GPs’ and make them salaried NHS staff
Planned overhaul for GP surgeries puts party on collision course with British Medical Association

Harry Taylor

07, Jan, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Doctors criticise ‘delusional’ Rishi Sunak for denying NHS is in crisis
Anger and disbelief over claim service in England has money to cope with surge in winter illness

Denis Campbell and Peter Walker

03, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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People in UK turning to DIY health treatment amid shortage of GP appointments
Lib Dems say face-to-face GP bookings ‘almost extinct’ in some areas as their survey shows a rise in self-prescribing

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

02, Jan, 2023 @8:41 AM

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Treatment delays leave UK facing cancer emergency, doctors warn
Clinicians warn of the UK’s ‘biggest cancer crisis ever’ as record-breaking treatment waiting times have become normalised

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Dec, 2022 @11:30 PM

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Guardian’s ‘33 hours’ shows reality of NHS on edge of collapse, say doctors
‘Devastating’ report exposing pressures in health service should be wake-up call to ministers, say senior medics

Andrew Gregory and Denis Campbell

14, Dec, 2022 @4:44 PM

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‘Like a horrific board game’: 33 hours inside an NHS in crisis
Crammed wards, burned-out GPs, patients waiting hours for ambulances – the health service is at breaking point

Andrew Gregory and Denis Campbell

13, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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