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24th November 2021, 20:35

No GP staffing shortages but demand for appointments at PCC remains high, says Government

According to the government There are no GP staffing shortages, but demand for appointments at the PCC remains high.

Regarding appointments with specific departments, the Government says problems getting these are unlikely unless the clinical specialty of one particular doctor is required and they are away.

It says it is looking at introducing an app-based appointment system.

Following reports of varied issues with getting appointments at the hospital and PCC, Shelina Assomull asked the Government about the situation.