Research finds that missing GP appointments is associated with early death

Photo of Ross McQueenieResearchers from General Practice and Primary Care have published research showing that missing GP appointments is associated with early death, and those with long-term mental health conditions are at particular risk. 

‌Dr Ross McQueenie (right) led the study along with colleagues from Lancaster University and the University of Aberdeen.

A segment was aired on BBC Reporting Scotland and can be viewed here.

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First published: 24 January 2019

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