GPs in England told to arrange more face-to-face appointments

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Published on 14 Oct 2021, 18:59
GPs in England have been told to arrange more face to face appointments, as the government unveiled an emergency winter rescue plan aimed at improving access. (Subscribe: bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

New figures show that some 5.7 million people in England are waiting for routine hospital treatment, the highest level on record.

All this, against a background of rising Covid cases in all areas of the country and across all age groups, especially children.

In the last 24 hours, there were 45,000 new infections and a further 157 deaths.

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