LETTER: Grateful to medical staff

Like many others, I was sad to hear that the Fitzalan Medical Surgery has gone into special measures.

This is happening to many GP surgeries; and as mentioned is largely due to the shortage of doctors, funding and an increasing population with complex health requirements.

I am grateful for the expertise and dedication of all the medical staff who work so hard to support the local community and are under a lot of pressure to perform to lots of regulations.

They deserve our respect and co-operation, and we hope that the next inspection will bring them out of special measures.

David Nickless

Hampton Fields, Wick

Read more letters from this week’s Herald and Gazette

---

Benefit from an ongoing discount on your Herald or Littlehampton Gazette by joining our voucher membership scheme. Once you’ve subscribed we’ll send you dated vouchers which can be exchanged for your paper at any news outlet. To save money on your Herald or Littlehampton Gazette simply click here.