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NHS Direct to be paid £8.4m to cover NHS 111 delay

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So where do we stand as GP's? If an OOH provider contacts me on a Sunday afternoon to say they are extremely busy, so could I resume responsibilties for my own patients, my answer will be a firm but polite 'No'. We are not contracted for that work, we are not (and won't be) paid for it, and I for one feel that I owe the DH bugger all in terms of goodwill. Do my colleagues feel the same?

Posted date

05 Apr 2013

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9:35am

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