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University practices consider closing lists to students in order to survive

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Yup- I'm in a minority here but have not much sympathy. Most students are at their university for 30-40 weeks a year. The rest of the time they are someone else's T/R. If they get really ill, they go back to mum and day and become someone else's T/R. I know of one practice where the doctors take 8 weeks holiday in the summer! Yes, dear reader, EIGHT. And they have TINY chronic disease figures. Indeed, they have an unusual population who will often have mental health issues, but a high workload they are NOT. Likewise, I will not go to the stake if ever a Labour government spots what a scam Dispensing is for a lot of rural practices. Very few of them have patients who NEED their service and it dates from a time when car ownership was much less common.

Posted date

30 May 2014

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1:45pm

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