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Rashid Manzoor

GP Hanley Health and Well Being Centre

  • Two CCG chairs resign over workload pressures

    Rashid Manzoor's comment 12 Aug 2013 11:11am

    Gov thought they could save £ by giving budget to GPs and come up with stupid ideas of cost cutting at the expense of patient care.
    GP initially thought it is about ''empowering GPs ''and ''facilitating patients'' as they are on ''driving seats''
    But now they are realising it is about saving money and putting GPs and Patints health at risk by overwork by GPs and stupid budget savings at the expense of patient care.
    I think all of us should realise ''never compromise our or patient's health at risk due to these new controversial health plans''

  • International doctors granted judicial review of the MRCGP exam

    Rashid Manzoor's comment 29 Jul 2013 12:55pm

    If the trainer who has reviewed the training for 3 years of GP rotation agreed that trainee is fit to practise than RCGP do not have the right to negate trainer's judgement in 10 minute exam consultation.
    1- I think pattern of RCGP consultation exam is wrong, it can add up some weightage towards CCT but final say should be own trainer's report.
    2- As per above facts and figues which suggests discrimination clearly ,there is no doubt that RCGP will have to answer some serious questions about exam credentials, and validity. it is very sad

  • Give practices 'preferential treatment' if they decide to take back out-of-hours, says GPC

    Rashid Manzoor's comment 24 Jul 2013 11:43am

    I think we should realise situation, I believe CCg will have a role in management of OOH, our stance should be very strict regarding taking back ''all responsibility'' of OOH. We 'GPs' should start planning ahead and start forming 'GP Provider Body' to give give betetr competition to private providers.