Loneliness can be as bad for health as a chronic long-term condition, says UK GP leader: “GPs need the time to care – don’t make us spend it ticking boxes, preparing for inspections, or worrying that we haven’t followed guidelines” [RCGP, 12 Oct 2017]

Loneliness and social isolation, particularly for older people, can be on a par with suffering from a chronic long-term condition, the UK’s top GP will tell a conference of 2,000 health professionals in Liverpool.

http://www.rcgp.org.uk/news/2017/october/loneliness-can-be-as-bad-for-health-as-a-chronic-long-term-condition-says-gp-leader.aspx

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