Very poor pay, very poor working conditions, little back up and very expensive indemnity.
Get out of that Welsh Assembly. Now really suprise me by dealing with it rather than expelling hot air and blaming GPs.
Brexit Schmexit. There is a whole world out there for medical talent and, in the english speaking countries, the working conditions, the work-family balance and the pay are generally better than the UK.
Visa conditions, payments and whatever hurdles HMG wish to put in the way of incoming doctors only hasten the day when the NHS collapses.
Only then, phoenix like, will advances be made to improve the lot of doctors and decisions made for the longer term running of a modern health system.
Capita Crapita. How much more incompetence will it take for those in power to act?
Dump this firm.
If I recall one of the criteria for referral along the 2ww cancer pathway was a 'risk' of 3%.
Your small study suggests that those with a persistently raised platelet count should be referred as 'Cancer ?site (LEGO)'
Indeed you could spend quite a lot of time working these up before referral but is there that much spare time in your surgery?
I recall that same lesson on thin notes back in very early 80s. Sit up, pay attention and investigate early.
As for the fat notes, some requiring a wheelbarrow to transport, it engendered a sinking heart as it would be unlikely to be a quick consult.
Very best wishes David. Look after number one.
NHSE do you seriously think that that feedback was done of their own free will? Or do you think it might have been a teeny weeny bit under duress given that negative feedback might have kicked back on the doctor?
I am impressed that 1 in 8 gave negative feedback nevertheless but those might have already planned their departure and felt like giving the two fingered salute to NHSE.
Google Dr Richard Scott 2012.
Don't laugh the GMC are trying to have another go at him now, courtesy of the Secular Society!!
Pulse may I suggest edit to 'Chaplain'? I suspect RCGP means religious guide so Imam, Hindu priest or even Pastafarian acolyte.
Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease.
Can I get my GP to fill in a DS1500 please?
I think you have missed a trick Shaba. I agree with your comments on the physical and mental side of things but there is the spiritual as well.
I note with extreme distaste that those who profess to care about doctors and patients (the GMC) are teeing up a second Fitness To Practice procedure on Dr Richard Scott. You may recall in 2012 when he was cautioned for using his Christian beliefs to help troubled souls.
That Richard uses his faith to try and heal people is unremarkable and should be encouraged. I speak as an atheist in this matter. It has long been a truism that Vicars or Imams could do a lot of the work in practice that sees troubled souls. Even the WHO agrees. If the patient is willing why not use every avenue to try and heal (all in 10 minutes)?
Do I have any confidence in this organisation planning for a no-deal Brexit when it seems to constantly surprised that we have winter every year?
Move on, nothing to see, nothing new here.
Simple Simon says.......
So part time GPs will increase their sessions and work more within the digital sphere.
Most part timers I know do more than their contracted hours and extra is not an option. Digital sessions, if anything, consume more time than virtual sessions.
Buzz word bollocks. Simple Simon indeed.
Nic Fox is not a doctor. Typical a 'Gung Ho' IT professional who graciously admits to problems but minimises them, blinded as he is by the IT bright lights in the distance.
In 1986 I started with the CGPMP programme on the Amstrad 1512 with a 20mb hard drive. I too was blinded by the IT light. Here we are 33 years later and the GP system is better but not by much.
Now very much an IT cynic and don't get me started on the BILLIONS politicans have p1ssed up the wall on IT projects of all sorts that have failed.
Rule 1 We are always right.
Rule 2 Even if wrong rule 1 comes into effect.
Another vote for getting out. RLE you know it makes sense.
I did, a few weeks back, complain that the GMC charged the doctors for the bullet to the back of the head.
Little did I know.
Now, it seems, the GMC are going to compel you to take the gun, shoot yourself and charge you for the hire of the gun and use of the bullet.
GMC = Not fit for purpose
I am confused Gp712. No payment to me equals no work.
Why are you doing this?
Sound of powder drying gently.
Perhaps an observant position of the current legal strike to come? Noted legal bigwigs getting 25% pay rises. Seems m'luds are having a shortage. That worries the Government. A shortage of doctors does not it seems.
20 odd years ago not having a doctor for a Co-op shift was not an option. The rates for the more unpopular shifts were therefore correspondingly higher, sometimes a lot higher.
The attitude of this organisation is "This is the (sh1t) job and this is the (sh1t) pay and we can't get GPs. To blame the GPs for what is a management problem is typical of the numpties that are in charge.
The trouble is a lot of the population will blame the GPs. Until their GP is no longer around and then they might wonder how it came to pass.
And Funding per patient. I somewhat doubt that the Trust would be able to take over at GMS rates.