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Seven-day GP access pioneer hails cut in unnecessary A&E attendance


"We will never convince those who are idiologically opposed to providing a service for our patients..." I think that is very unfair. I have provided a service for 29 years now. In recent times, with the advent of surveys, it seemed that the MORE we provided, the less satisfied people were. This was noted by others at Hampshire LMC, when I was still a member. I am ideologically opposed to being told to constantly do more, with less, however it is dressed up. Were the GPs working these unsocial hours paid more than those working in-hours? I sincerely hope so. It was quite clear, when we had 3 WiCs in Southampton, that they did nothing to reduce ED attendance- they just seemed to produce another tier of patients.

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25 Apr 2014

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