Family Doctor Concept
Revamping the family doctor concept
The concept of a family doctor - a General Practitioner (GP) for all members of a family to consult with their health needs - is all but lost nowadays. The familiarity of a family doctor put patients at ease, while the doctor was also able to provide superior medical guidance as a result of their extensive knowledge of the family’s medical past. In June 2019, HLC introduced a campaign to revamp the family doctor concept, encouraging patients to register with a GP or family doctor to help with medical advice as well as preventive health measures. The Daily Mirror article detailing this movement can be found here.