“Recent evidence confirms that the volume and complexity of work in general practice have risen considerably in the past few years. The pressure this creates has been compounded by growing challenges with the supply of doctors and nurses. That is why the General Practice Forward View, published in April 2016, contains significant new investment to grow capacity in practices.
However, research commissioned by NHS England also shows that at least 19 per cent of GP workload might be better handled by someone other than the GP. Helping practices to manage their workload better is therefore a high priority.”
Source: NHS England, Releasing time for care: 10 High Impact Actions for General Practice – Dr Robert Varnam
These are the 10 High Impact Actions
These are the 10 High Impact Actions to release time for care, that the NHS has identified: