Doctors at Newquay Health Centre say they're expecting thousands of extra patients in the coming years.Read the full story ›
A Plymouth GP surgery which closed after inspectors found 'serious concerns' with patient care will not re-open.Read the full story ›
In the open letter, Ryalls Park Medical Centre listed GP shortages and a lack of funding for appointment difficulties.Read the full story ›
A Plymouth doctor who gave up being a partner in a practice because of the stress of the job says she fears for the future of GP surgeries.Read the full story ›
Residents across Cornwall are finding it difficult to get a surgery appointment, as one practice struggles with 16,500 patients and 11 GPs.Read the full story ›
A study has shown having a pharmacist working 4 sessions a week in a surgery saved over 400 hours of GP time over a year.Read the full story ›
A senior GP has told ITV News that Government plans to force a 7 day service are impossible - as they don't have enough money or staff.Read the full story ›
Rising patient numbers combined with a shortage of doctors has led to an urgent gap in GP cover across the South West.Read the full story ›
Bristol South MP, Dawn Primarolo, is calling for an urgent meeting to ensure a GP's practice in the city with six thousand patients stays open. The two doctors who run St Martin's Surgery in Knowle, are leaving due to stress and because they can't recruit staff.
The NHS says it is looking at an interim service while it finds a solution.
MP Dawn Primarolo has spoken with our political correspondent Bob Constantine about her concerns after hearing that six thousand people in Bristol will lose their family doctors surgery.