Access to Primary Care

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 7 March 2023.

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Photo of Paulette Hamilton Paulette Hamilton Labour, Birmingham, Erdington

Under the Tories, the number of qualified GPs has fallen to a record low, which is hitting local communities across the UK very hard. In January, in Erdington, Kingstanding and Castle Vale, more than 2,000 people had to wait more than a month for a GP appointment. Is it not the case that the longer the Tories are in power, the longer patients will have to wait?