Under a new contract for GPs, over-75s will be assigned a named GP to ensure they receive co-ordinated care from next year.
We asked users of ITV News' Facebook page their views on the changes:
– Steve Masters
Bring back the traditional family doctor, someone who knows you inside out and doesn't need half an hour to scan through your notes.
– Les Timms
I have been with my doctors surgery since I was born in 1949, my eldest sister is still there too, but I bet not one of our doctors would recognise us in the street. I'm 64, and have to insist on things to get anywhere with them.
– Maureen Rutherford
What happens when a doctor's quota for over 75s is full are you transferred across town to a new one?