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Two-thirds of GPs cut out of consultations over £5 per head vulnerable patient funding

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For a patient seen by the OOH service I am charged £25.45 for a visit at 8 pm on a Thursday afternoon. I get 72 pounds for this patient PER YEAR. If he abuses the system and attends OOH thrice a year, I will contribute to his care for the rest of the year. Where's the government and Health Minister - surely nobody has influence on local Cooperatives made up of the old PCT guard. Do I want £5 pounds for above 75s?. No, thank you if it is to pressurize me to do more than I physically or mentally cope with.

Posted date

16 Jun 2014

Posted time

5:08pm

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