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NHS 111 implodes as GPC withdraws support for urgent care hotline

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I repeatedly raised at local 111 meetings that I felt they wouldn't cope with potential peak demand only for my views to be poo-pooed and reassured that suitable modelling had assured the commissioners that they would cope!!!!! With 25 yrs plus out of hours experience including a flu epidemic I am now sad to see my misgivings being proved correct. In our area they have also changed out of hours provider from the 1st April. I am glad I no longer have to respond to the screams for help over the Easter holiday that will eminate from the Health service locally.

Posted date

22 Mar 2013

Posted time

9:49pm

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