General Practitioners

Department of Health written question – answered on 21st July 2017.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to enable patients to visit and see the same doctor at a surgery each time they visit.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Since 1 April 2015, all general practitioner (GP) practices have been required, under the terms of their contract, to allocate a named, accountable GP to all patients, including children.

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