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BBC Countryfile looks to highlight rural difficulties

February 10th 2022

Tagged: Rurality

By Ailsa Colquhoun

BBC TV’s Countryfile is looking for a case study of a rural GP practice with GP recruitment difficulties.

The programme, due to transmission in March, aims to highlight the problems of rural GP recruitment and retention.

To find out more, please email Countryfile Investigations Team Anna Little and Dr Chris Clark, chair RCGP Rural Forum Steering Group

  • Statistics on the GP team workforce for England are available online. These show a 1.5 per cent decrease in the number of dispensers to 3,204 (December 2021)