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Patients to be allowed to self-refer for cancer diagnostics without going through GP

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this is welcome news as ; - if simon says it's a good idea then it is. - it empowers patients and all patients have legitimate needs and all are vulnerable and all patients will use this resource sensibly. we should stop being cynical and trust our patients. - if patients have enough CT scans (e.g. repeated weekly) - then I'm sure they will find a cancer. The problem is not politics, poorly thought out ideas, NHSE, CQC, bureaucracy, low morale, retention or recruitment, demand outstripping supply etc. it's cynical GPs - try and be more positive ! now where are my antidepressants.

Posted date

12 Jan 2015

Posted time

12:58pm

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