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GP partnerships will be gone in ten years, says NHS England official


Tanya Smith | GP Partner | 11 September 2014 Quite wrong. Very few people can do our job. What people do is a very limited case mix with the legal liability still with a GP. Look at all the NP's or 'nurse consultants' - virtually none work independently and their productivity is very low. In effect their real cost per patient seen is often higher then that of a GP partner or hospital consultant. The problem is the changing demographic of general practice has introduced many problems which no one is willing to face up to. Losing continuity of care being the main one, the role of eportfolio in GP training etc If you don't realize our worth look at countries without primary care -the health economics side of things starts to collapse very quickly

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