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Appointment charges undermine principles of NHS, say GP leaders


At the end of the day , the only demon here is the government which would absolutely loves to see GPs unilaterally ask for a charge or even privatising general practice .Because it can then fund even less and less in the service or pack it in altogether . Current form of NHS is non sustainable , fact . Is that the fault of doctors ? Is that the fault of people ? It is more interested in cutting corporation tax further to lure more foreign power to come to this country than carrying on funding any public sector . So we can turn ourselves into the demonic slaves of this government . Yes. Charge a fee can help only on conditions including patients can really afford . How do we know whether a patient can afford? That is the catch. If a government really has a will to get it right, you really think it cannot find a way ? I do not believe it....

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07 May 2014

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