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Patients to book own chest X-rays under new cancer self-referral pilot

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How much more waste of money is NHS is going to inflict on Britain.Was it not enough to force cheap sulphonyureas and cost more than one hundred times more in cost of treatment of Hypoglycemia in secondary care .Tide effects which caused MIs,CVAsRenal failures,strokes and amputation and high cost of incidence rising.NICE had clearly stated if you fear hypoglycaemia do not prescribe Suplphonylureas.Endocrinologist including Profesors have said it frequentlyoccured with them. Any person who fancies an Xray whether it has been medically disgnosed as necessary can sask for it.GPs will lose the gatekeeping function,with tremendous load on secondary care.Radiation from xrays can be cumulative and cause cancers.Has this been given a thought? It is time NHSD should report to a higher authorirty,just as GMC which tends to play bal with National Health

Posted date

19 Jan 2015

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6:46pm

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