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NHS 111 putting 'disproportionate pressure' on GPs and A&E


my ooh gp shifts on weekday evenings have become very quiet, eg not gone out in the car for the past 4 shits over the past 2w. unheard of. because 111 is diverting everything to miu, a&e or telling them to call an ambulance on the advice of a computer pathway.' sorry computer says 999' ' but little johnny is playing angry birds on his ipad, he not that bad, can't i just take him to see someone in a clinic' 'sorry computer says no' .a friend of mine is a local paramedic who has confirmed this is happening ie he has become very much busier since 111 took over. and of course the other reason i'm quiet is that patients aren't getting through or don't want to ring cos they'll end up with an ambulance at their door. its a joke, but i am getting a lot of pulse cpd modules done & what with my appraisal coming up thats quite handy..

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17 Dec 2014

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