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GPs expected to provide 24/7 'decision support' under proposed out-of-hours revamp

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It costs on average £68 for every casualty contact. Who is going to refuse £40 for every OOH 8..pm to midnight contact and the same at weekends and £70 midnight to six am with a ceiling on how much you can claim over 24 hours? It's sad but doctors are money driven. I used to do 12 consultations on average on a saturday morning. one consultation at night every three nights on call and two advice call/visits per evening one in four. Do the maths- can you resist it?

Posted date

20 Jun 2013

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9:13am

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