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'Named GP' plans thrown into disarray as minister suggests practices can devolve care coordination to district nurses

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I would not be too sympathetic with the RCN and district nurses. There is widespread evidence of poor productivity, too much time spent in offices and little use of modern technologies. You need to ask yourself how many patients you see every day and how many does a district nurse. The RCN is right in saying the service needs to be commisioned more effectively. There is virtually no data available in comparison to primary care and yet budgets are often greater than primary care. Well done RCN for putting the spotlight on district nursing!

Posted date

30 Jan 2014

Posted time

11:08am

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