Dr Ian Campbell has written a letter to all his patients warning them that medics are being 'asked to take risks with your health to save money'.
Dr Campbell, who is a GP in Nottingham, says doctors are being forced to cut the numbers of people they send to hospital for referrals, despite the fact that they may have genuine health problems.
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Overcast and dull, with hill fog and outbreaks of rain throughout the day.
It will be a dull, damp and cloudy day for most, with outbreaks of rain. The rain will start to ease from the west during the evening.
Cloudy this evening and overnight, with mist and hill fog becoming widespread.