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Sharp rise in GP mergers as smaller practices struggle to stay above water

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I loved working with my patients until the list grew past 1700 .nights and weekends were exciting and I could get to a suspected heart attack quicker than an ambulance as no speed cameras were around. I worked my patch like a ward and asked we all care for the area as our patients, without arguing about why should we do this for your patient . Sometimes it was tiring but with my wife's supoort the patient came first . Now even knowing when a patient is admitted trickles and I can't visit them in hospital. Once I rang about my patient and was told by 2 locum nurses she had an amputation but was on the eye ward. Wrong. She was fine but had anaemia and was an outlier.

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09 Mar 2015

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12:45pm

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