We GPs are suffocating under a relentless deluge of recommendations


Dr Rob Park has a few recommendations of his own.

Being on the front-line of the healthcare system, GPs take the brunt of expectation. Patients expect, organisations expect, other specialists expect, and hospital systems expect — sorry, I should say recommend — that GPs do this or do that.

Now, I enjoy doing this or that for my patients in my role as a GP. However, the ever-growing list of recommendations from a myriad of different sources borders on information overload.

Recommendations need to be clear, concise and