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Health secretary announces independent review to assess gaps in GP workforce

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'That study needs to take into account other workforce models' The problem is that 'Practitioners' have never worked out to be as cheap or skilled as doctors because they cannot manage the level of risk we face or the scope of our work so you always need more practitioner hours per patient problem in the end. The other model of selling out primary care to large multinational corporates is they rarely deliver what is required and they cannot compete with GPs super-lean budgets because they have to pay of their directors and shareholders and have a tendency to form cartels. We've seen this with rail and power - the taxpayer and consumer always come out poorer served at greater cost. Independent contractors represent truly competitive capitalism because none are too big to fail.

Posted date

02 Oct 2014

Posted time

6:06pm

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