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Emergency admissions reach record high


Just admitted two patients to hospital in an hour. One exacerbation COPD with SATs of 88 and pulse 128; the other fainted and had severe constant chest pain. I actually ( and unusually ) think I have probably saved both their lives and got the first real job satisfaction for ages. The ambulance men and women were all fabulous and an example of the system working well. No tick boxes, no protocols, no forms, no patient directives, no crap...... And I genuinely think I did a good job. Lucky really as it was my last EVER session in general practice.

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12 Dec 2014

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