HMG please give General Practice MORE money!! Not primary care funding but General Practice funding. And please don't link it to "defined"performance. I'm sick of jumping through hoops ,which change from year to year, for tuppence
I think there is potentially an argument for a salaried service (Sick pay, holiday pay, funded study leave, indemnity, crown cars(?)) but it sounds like theses practices are being forced into a corner.
But I bet some practises will see it as a chance to make a fast buck !
It would encourage you only to reflect on unimportant things in an appraisal ( How confidential are they anyway?)
As I've said before decades ago the college recommended a list size of 1200 peer wte. If there was funding for this, and you could have a decent income on 1200 patients EVERTHING would fall into place. It isn't rocket science it's a funding issue
The weight management service here is a waste of money
20 years ago the RCGP advocated extended appointment times and a list size of 1200! The RCGP/BMA should be fighting for this AND extra non GP support staff. A much bigger investment in General Practice (NOT primary are. The money never gets to GPs if directed to primary care)
I thought the latest current guidelines didn't recommend codiene,benzos,acupuncture or nsaids. Do we just refuse to see/treat backache?
I could refer to physiotherapy but there is a more than 12 week wait
Just over £200 per patient . What would the fee for a private consultation ( primary or secondary care) on Easter Sunday
We grossly undervalue our profession.
Just say no! Turkey's shouldn't vote for christmas
"Just say no" to quote Nancy Reagan
Why does it take until May to have the meeting
I agree this is a demand, not polite request
Bizarre aggressive language to use against the caring professions .
So if a patient is fit the GP is penalised?
Surely this goes against the concept of a capitation fee based service?
Do these numbers apply for Scotland and Wales too?
Why?? If you are a stressed out small practice and need a locum and the only locum decides to charge twice the average rate, surely that's market forces?
You can decide to pay, which will obviously have a knock on effect with your profits and ultimately pension, or not get a locum.
What has it got to do with HMG?
We should just start saying NO.
An unimpressive performance. Fancy not being able to answer about QoF when GPs have discussed it with her!
Why is the BBC still only saying the strike is about Saturday pay?