GP Crisis

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-10-22
Session date: 
October 22, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3920
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

The Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Medical Association say there is a crisis in General Practice in London. Some 600 practices are under threat in the UK due to GP shortage. 16% of Doctors are 60 years old but the rate of recruitment is not high enough to replace them. In London, not only is there fragmentation in healthcare delivery but also of clinical workforce planning.  Does the Mayor feel that he should have strategic responsibility for co-ordinating healthcare planning of services in London?

Answer

Answer for GP Crisis

Answer for GP Crisis

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please see my responses to MQ2843 / 2014 and MQ3422 / 2014.

 

I expect Londoners to get the world class healthcare they deserve and will work with relevant partners to support this delivery.