Thursday 6 October 2022 12:01 PM Fury over NHS's 'absolutely ridiculous' guidance to ask GP for permission to ... trends now
GPs have slammed 'absolutely ridiculous' official guidance that tells patients to contact their family doctor before exercising this winter.
The measure was included in the 'Cold weather plan for England' an official Government document on how to keep Britons healthy during the winter season.
In its 'main public health messages' section it bizarrely asked the public to 'speak to your GP' before starting any exercise this winter.
While acknowledging that exercise is 'good for you all year round' and it can help keep people warm, the advice states people should speak to their