Written evidence submitted by Dr Timothy Reed (FGP0073)

 

I’m a 62 year old GP having worked in Suffolk most of my career and have a diverse range of experience. I wish to submit evidence as I have an interest in the development of general practice

 

 

The NHS is built on a functioning GP service

 

 

General practice has collapsed

 

 

The consequences of this collapse when patients cannot access general practice

 

 

The main barriers to accessing general practice

 

 

The main challenge for the coming 5 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bureaucracy and burnout

 

 

Why has general practice not received investment on the scale of hospitals?

 

 

Dec 2021