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GPs face long wait until retirement as review omits them from age-related 'risk' list


From BBC news re a&e abuse: Healthwatch England chairwoman Anna Bradley said: "A&E has become NHS Express. The problem is it was never designed to be a catch-all service and nor should it be allowed to become one. "But blaming people for going to the 'wrong place' when we need care and support is the wrong way of looking at the problem. "I'm not absolving us of our responsibility not to clog A&E whenever we get the sniffles, but until the health and care sector offers a more consumer-friendly experience, things are unlikely to improve." Katherine Murphy, of the Patients Association, agreed. She said: "The NHS drastically needs to improve the out-of-hours care to ensure patients in acute emergencies are able to receive the high quality of care that A&E departments provide. "Until then people will turn up at A&E in desperation with everyday medical problems. " .... These people have no clue! They are getting a free service... If they want consumer friendly maybe they'd like to fund that!!!!! I can't take any more of this crap. I'm looking at a career change. I'm burning out

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04 Mar 2014

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