Can we stop with this kind of thing?Everyone who has been working hard during this crisis deserves respect and accolades. Singling out people for one reason or another is crass and does a disservice to those who don't constantly seek attention and self promotion.
From my previous life as a viral vaccine immunologist (and staunch vaccine advocate) need I remind anyone what happened last time we rushed a vaccine through for a virus (RSV)....
Same here in Solihull, West Midlands. Is anyone going to raise this?
Said it before and will keep saying it until the cows come home. Make appts min 15min, same hours, less patients, same pay. Results in less appts but more worker satisfaction and less stress. Job becomes more appealing, more FY2's apply for it as it becomes desirable, number of GP's increases, appointments increase problem solved and everyone happy.
One issue is this is a longterm plan but as everyone knows NHSE and government only want quick fixes and private tenders so never going to happen. RCGP don't care - leadership only looking to get gongs and colouring book deals.
Where I work in the WM I reckon we alone have not had about 30,000 letters in the last few years and sadly I'm not even stretching the truth. Complained, complained and complained but nobody listens in secondary care.
For those of you plagued by employers asking for 'fit to work' documentation just give the patient page 19 of the following document (better still get the admin team to)!
Why does a London CCG have any say in West Midlands healthcare, it's nuts.