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GPs could be asked only to focus on complex patients, suggests NHS director


Why can't we just have well-trained general internists (like they have in Europe, Asia and the US) and hospitalists (like they have in the US) to work with patients with multi-morbidity? Neither the super-specialised hospital specialist nor the simplistic QOF-scoring, tickbox approach of the general practitioner are appropriate for the care of people with multiple complex conditions.

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08 Jan 2014

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