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Minor surgery hurdles won't boost quality

GPs, like everyone else, need training and updating to provide a good safe service, but is pushing all the work back onto poorly supervised junior staff in hospitals really going to improve patient care?

Opinion: GPs must get out of the bunker over minor surgery and embrace new standards

Introducing more and more hurdles to the provision of a service does not necessarily increase the quality of the service, especially when availability and access are considered to be facets of the quality of the service.

From Dr Brian Mansfield, Beckington, Somerset, via

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