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


The powers that be want to dump it onto GPs because of our comparative costs compared to our hospital bretheren.We see 90% of patient contact for 10% of the cost.The deluded fools in power seem to think we can cope with multimorbid patients.Done properly it will cost a lot more and need a lot more resources in the community.The cupboard is bear,of money ,of resources and very soon because of this lot man power.Let them have ther fantasies,they will come to nothing.Let them try to reinvent the wheel.Patients are now falling through the fragmented crack appearing in the current NHS model on a regular basis in primary and secondary care.The deck chairs are still being rearranged as the ship sinks and as a lot of our best medics primary+ secondary care jump ship to retirement/Australia etc.Sadly I wish I was one of them at the moment but Im not old enough to retire But am too old to emigrate.Good luck to everyone.

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08 Jan 2014

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