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Kendrick on...why sunshine is good for you

The sunshine is bad for you theory is a big cancer cover-up says Dr Malcolm Kendrick

The sunshine is bad for you theory is a big cancer cover-up says Dr Malcolm Kendrick

Dr Bruce Allen is infuriated by a local community matron service over inappropriate referrals and unnecessary workload.

Dr Allen, a GP in Worthing, West Sussex, said his PCT employed a team of community matrons at a cost of £35,000 each ­ yet they were working with just 14 patients from his 11,500 list.

Dr Allen said the matrons rang him 'constantly' about arranging referrals to consultants or physiotherapists when he would have treated the patients himself.

'We have had teething problems and I have been asked to refer patients that I certainly would not have referred myself,' he said.

Dr Malcolm Kendrick

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