55 male exertional dyspnoea. COPD ruled out. ECG unremarkable. BNP marginally raised as per the Biochemist. Refer to Heart Failure Clinic.Unhappy Letter from Cardiologist, BNP insignificant in their opinion and rejected appointment.
Patient ends up in AE with LVF !!!
Its just nit indemnity which is the barrier, some dont want to lose their personal allowance. There should be some tax allowance for working unearthly hours or weekends, I guess !!
Over the last few years I have seen patients attending WIC just because it suits particular time frames rather than attend a GP appointment offered to them the same day!!! Who will MONITOR them !!!
Whats positive about sacrificing your family life on weekends and spending time in the practice.
What is happening to the Out Of Hour service in Manchester ? highjacked by someone to force the 7 day opening idea
Completely agree with using the new title
There is always an emphasis on the positives and no reason to keep reiterating it
Some hospital Drs still look down upon GPs hence a change in the title will be good !!!
Its like putting a service to compete with the OOH providers.
Set the house straight with a robust OOH service and you dont need these locality GP services