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What type of patients does a GP see?

General practitioners (GPs) see patients of all ages from new-born babies to elderly people.
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To find out the types of patients you may encounter as a GP, watch this short video produced by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

As the above video demonstrated, as a GP, you never know who may walk through the door! You will see patients of all ages from new-born babies to elderly people. You will also be presented with a wide range of illnesses, with a recent study finding that about 40% of GP appointments involve a patient’s mental health, and this number is growing each year.

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