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Consultants refuse to accept GP referrals for smokers


Entirely agree with the last post. Whilst patient must accept they must be responsible for their actions, refusing to see them based on their choice is irresponsible and neglectful. I'm astonished by the self righteous and unholistic care Mr Reza is providing up north. I'd also question the professional pride of the GPs who accept such ban. I don't see myself any less important then the specialists, and I would not refuse to treat a patient just because they are unable to manage their risk factors. Why would the specialists act any differently? Do they have different law in the hospital?

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12 Aug 2014

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