The cavalry isn't coming
Apparently supermarket workers are getting a 15% bonus for working in these tough conditions ( which is great) but front line health professionals just getting Corona virus as thanks and an 8pm clap
This situation should be being used by BMA to sort out the regulatory landscape and strengthen the hand of doctors in getting fair pay/ pensions. Afterwards is toooooooo late.
clinically-qualified’ staff at NHS England and Improvement are ‘now being redeployed to frontline clinical practice’.-
That will be all four of them then.
You reap what you sow government.
20 years ago we would have all mucked In.
In Italy they are not bothering to try to ventilate anyone over 60 now. They are not even collecting the dead from their homes in some areas.
Home visits are a nonesense. If at all, one could do telephone or video conferencing.
What about medical indemnity?
Doctors have been abused by the state for some time now.
You know that there isn’t appropriate PPE or testing of hospital doctors either?
Just do tour best for as long as you can people. That’s all you can do. We are amazing
Is it the medicine or is it 21st century society??
Tell the daily newspapers
It’s all very Heath Robinson. However, doctors as always will step up and manage admirably. I hope it can then be used as a stick by our representatives to beat back the government from belittling and undermining doctors qualifications and expertise. It probably won’t though.
Where is the talk of bringing in noctor’s to do doctors jobs now??
Good way to reduce taxes and expenditure in the longer run by culling the weak and sick?
An opportunity to show the benefits of a clever independently thinking workforce.
GPs have the expertise and professionalism to take a fast paced evolving situation and make their own sensible decisions on the back of it. Don’t wait to hear centrally. You aren’t sheep are you?
London locum, yes Skype appraisals are totally acceptable. Been doing them for years and no problem.
I think it’s time for professionals to use their expertise and common sense to do what they think is right in the face of real time changing environment. Don’t wait for them in high to tell you what to do for goodness sake.
It’s size is now reducing its usefulness I find.
Presumably you can tell them to go away as you don’t have time to manage them whilst managing a crisis.
“We recognise that in highly challenging circumstances, professionals may need to depart from established procedures in order to care for patients and people using health and social care services.'
They didn’t recognise this in Bawa Garba’s case.
I agree with truthfinder. Take back control. Worked for the Tory’s