Five years ago, Dr Mike Slot of the Sid Valley Practice took part in the Futures Forum meeting on health:
Futures Forum: The Future for Health in Sidmouth: Health Centre
Dr Slot has been vocal in asking questions about health care provision across the county:
Futures Forum: "Put more money into care services to help overflowing hospitals"
Futures Forum: "The loss of community hospital beds was intended to be offset by increasing the capacity of community care... Unfortunately there is not sufficient capacity in the home care services to do this job."
The front page of the latest Herald carries his call for more resources to be put into GPs, to help alleviate the pressure on hospitals: