Bigandsmall - brilliant.
I suggest a GP does not change behaviour in response to such requests. Do what you know is right for the patient in front of you even if that may mean some delay at the hospital end.
Think about it, only then, eventually, after 'The Big Winter Crisis of 20...' will things change.
Fortunately, VERY fortunately, it will be short lived. When Corbyn goes, she is finished
Look at BBC News, comments - 80% support. The tide has turned, a very uncomfortable looking SOS - he'll be gone at the first reshuffle if not before
It is good news, the best in a long while. The juniors will have the support of the whole profession
I cannot see a true benefit here for doctor or patient worth the expense. Think about it - it will generate a great deal of additional work for the GP. Meanwhile, in the room down the corridor in the DoH , another civil servant is trying to attract young doctors into general practice. Where's the joined up thinking?
Thankfully 2018 is my pencilled- in last year