As per recent reports, it has been revealed that due to the industrial action taken up by the GPs and doctors yesterday, it is being expected that due to that issue pension reforms will again be discussed.
It has been recovered that it has been almost after 40 years that such an action has been taken. However, British Medical Association (BMA) declared yesterday that it was ready to negotiate talks with government over pension reforms once again.
Dr. Hamish Meldrum, Chairman of council at the BMA, asserted that the doctors protesting yesterday have given a strong answer to government that they need to reconsider the pension reforms they have proposed.
Statistical reports suggest that the action has had an influence over one-fifth of GP practices. Moreover, in few regions of England, 26% of GPs considered only those patients who were in urgent need of care. Further, as many as 2,703 operations were delayed and 18,717 outpatient appointments were postponed.
The statistics reveal that the action was able to have an affect over 21% of GP services across the country.
While in case of South England, 26% of GP services were affected. On the other hand, in case of Midlands and the East of England, a quarter of the services were under the influence.