Region's GP crisis

Around 500 GPs are needed to help save a struggling NHS in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, according to a new report.

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GP: Region facing shortfall of 500 doctors

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Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire is suffering from a doctor's recruitment crisis, according to one of the region's GPs.

Dr David Pearson claims that around 50 general practitioners are needed across the region, with Hull the area with the biggest shortage of around 50 doctors.

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