Lives are being lost by GPs’ reluctance to give face-to-face consultations

SIR – You often publish letters from doctors saying that surgeries are “open”. In common with…

GPs told to give patients face-to-face appointments or be investigated

It follows mounting unrest within the Cabinet and growing anger from Tory MPs about measures that…

Matt Hancock’s call for virtual GP consultations to replace face-to-face meetings sparks patient backlash

He added: “Physical appointments will always be a vital part of general practice, and they continue…

Charities warn elderly may struggle with telephone appointments as GP surgeries move to replace face-to-face consultations

Doctors across swathes of the country have been advised to stop face-to-face appointments with millions of…