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RCGP sparks row over GP out-of-hours care for complex patients

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My senior partner still gives out her own phone number to terminally ill patient and adv them to call her (or NHS11 if it's switched off). I applaud her commitment but that's not a norm - majority of us don't wish to be contactable 24/7, unlike her my kids are very young and I cannot drop everything on a phone call. Patient demand is not going to go down, unless there is a significant break up of NHS (which I think the government is aiming for). So Trying to manage their demand is futile and not something that can be done in a matter of few months anyway.

Posted date

06 Jun 2013

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12:13pm

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