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Practice development

Prime Minister sets 2023 deadline for GP loneliness referrals

Monday 15th October 2018

All GPs in England will be able to refer patients experiencing loneliness to community activities and voluntary services by 2023, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.
 
The Government will also partner with Royal Mail on a new scheme in Liverpool, New Malden and Whitby, where postal workers will check on lonely people as part of their rounds, and then link them to support if necessary.
 
Meanwhile, a number of businesses have pledged to take steps to...