And it was revealed a further GP practice
closure in north Kirklees had left 1,500 patients in limbo without a doctor, with 1,000 still to re-register.
Around one in ten patients in every GP practice
is estimated to care for a relative or friend who is sick, disabled, or frail.
She said: "Throughout this process, our main priority has been to ensure continuity of care and the minimal amount of disruption possible, which is why we are automatically transferring all patients to another GP practice
within the same building as their current practice, or at another suitable practice close to where they live."
It advised that the best way to make sure patients receive good quality care is to either directly transfer them to another practice or for them to register with another GP practice
of their choice.
Every GP practice
in Birmingham and Solihull now provides secure, stable, and reliable WiFi.
Residents can book these additional appointments by calling their GP practice
or NHS 111, when their own practice is closed.
TENS of thousands of people across England could be left without a local GP practice
, doctors' leaders have warned.
What does a career as a GP practice
Many people don't realise that for the most part their local GP practice
isn't part of the NHS but a privately-owned business contracted via a PCT to deliver local healthcare services.
Writing For any patients who do not register with another GP before the deadline, the CCG will automatically transfer them to a local alternative GP practice
"And because Primary Care Networks have to serve all patients in their area, if a GP practice
refuses the contract, their patients will have to go elsewhere for PCN services."
"Several other GP practices
in neighbouring rural areas also face challenges and NHS Forth Valley has a duty to ensure that any additional resources are distributed as fairly as possible across the wider area rather than just being allocated to a single GP practice