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NHS 111 implodes as GPC withdraws support for urgent care hotline


Patients we have spoken to like the single point of contact idea in principle, but I await the outcome of the roll out of 111 in our area with trepidation. Reports thus far suggest extensive delays .... I agree with H Blumenthal that effective triage needs to be done by experienced clinicians . Electronic communications which consist of streams of protocol verbage, from which it's very hard to sort out the wheat from the chaf, are at best unhelpful and at worst add to the risks..

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25 Mar 2013

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