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NHS 111 implodes as GPC withdraws support for urgent care hotline


"Health minister Lord Howe said: ‘To ensure that patients get the best care and treatment, we are giving some areas more time to go live with NHS 111 while we carry out thorough testing to ensure that those services are reliable." Lord Howe, you're talking utter claptrap - in the usual incompetent fashion so characeristic for politicians... And, more importantly, you - yes, YOU!!! - are among the people responsible for putting patients' health and life at risk! I have been a dedicated OOH GP for the last eight years. It doesn't matter whether I like NHS 111 or not - I hate it!!! What matters is what sort of care the patients get. What I have seen over the last few days - and what is inherent in NHS 111 - is very, very scary!!!

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22 Mar 2013

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