Is your GP giving you continuity of care? Is your GP measuring up as good as Peter Blackburn?
Cradle to grave
Dr Shields and his mother have seen several generations of the same family come to them during the most vulnerable moments of their lives. The result? A trusting relationship – and a decreased reliance on other services. ‘If they know you can give them sensible advice across a range of health issues they will believe and trust what you say. I think that’s absolutely vital for keeping people out of A&E and away from stretched out-of-hours services.