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


I feel that doctors SHOULD be responsible for their own patients out-of-hours. How can you prevent disastrous events like the one caused by the infamous Dr Ubani happening if the patient's own healthcare professional is unavailable? This NHS is regarded as being world-leading, but it suffers many failings, one of the main ones being that GPs just don't seem to be prepared to take responsibility for their patients. Perhaps it's a function of the 'blame culture' we live in?

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20 Jun 2013

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