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GPs hit with breach of contract notices after NHS England checks up on practices closing early over Christmas


I assume NHSE will have to prove inadequate cover was provided as per our contract. Unless these practices were silly enough not to arrange an alternative cover, this is impossible to prove (unless they can identify patients who actually came to harm). So I wouldn't worry about it though personally I think they should have just kept the practice open with minimum staff in order to save themselves the unnecessary trouble. P.s. I did actually referred a patient to 2ww clinic and admitted another on Xmas eve, injected a knee and did a few private medicals on new years eve so it wasn't a complete waste for me!

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02 Jan 2014

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