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Conservatives asked to consider an annual limit on GP appointments per patient


Question 4 in the document reads "How can we encourage more General Practices to offer advanced treatments usually administered by hospitals (for example, scans or hernia operations)?" If this is the level of knowledge and understanding prevalent among the politicians currently shaping the future of the NHS we should not be surprised they suggest limiting the number of appointments/patient/year. It is certainly not more ridiculous than suggesting GPs should perform hernia operations. PS If anybody ever gets in touch with whomever wrote that document, could they please let them know that a scan is not a treatment?

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29 May 2013

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