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70% of patients happy with GP out-of-hours services


I'm an EM doctor in a busy London Hospital. I see my fair share of primary care problems that broadly fit into four categories: 1. 'the surgery said I would have to wait 2 weeks for an appointment' 2. Unnecessary GP referral, which are on the whole discharged after history/examination 3. 'I don't feel well, the GP can't help me, I need tests, and they don't take me seriously' this applies to a lot of young people 4. 111 told me to come to ED

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15 Jun 2013

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