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GPs to oversee all vulnerable patients under emergency admissions DES  


God, will the entire GPC team wake up to the reality!? First of all we will be loosing income unless we take part in this as it is funded by the QoF money. Secondly, the suggested actions here will require a lot more work by GP then the QoF domains. Thirdly, how will the secondary care know which GPs are taking part and which are not? Forthly, some of the infrastructural change will cost money in itself (new telephone line anyone?) Fifthly, during my 10min consultation (average consultation time 5 years ago was >11min), I don't have the time to talk to someone else. And my surgery runs for 3 hours each session. Finally - where are we going with this? As already mentioned this is paving the way for GPs taking on 24/7 care at no extra funding

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15 Nov 2013

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