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GP with 5,000 patients calls off recruitment attempts after introducing e-consultations

Tuesday 16th October 2018

A single-handed GP with almost 5,000 patients has called off her recruitment attempts after introducing an email triage system and adding non-GP team members.
 
Dr Sue Arnott, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, was faced with the retirement of two full-time equivalent partners in the space of 18 months and had no candidates when she advertised for their replacement.
 
After eight months of struggling to manage demand on her own with no hope of recruiting new GPs, she...