If we decided to not fund A+E to treat minor ailments we would not need 7 day working.
I have not heard a single negative from those who moved to OZ. That makes me feel that either A) They are proud bunch who would would never admit to there being any downsides or B) It really is true its all fantastic and therefore cannot last forever!
I agree that backroom function's of virgin will benefit primary care and allow clinicians to concentrate on clinical care.
If its a system that proves to retain doctors I concede to being a cynic. In truth though the system is better for GPs and protects patients if GPs buy in managerial services rather than vice versa.
As a gp under 40 I am deeply suspicious of a majority employer of GPs. GPs of the future need to think about this.
How are you being paid to run this article?