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CCG facing biggest deficit blames ‘GP variation’ in cost-saving measures


CCGs are often staffed by GPs who have to spend large amounts of time attempting to improve care and sort finances for their patch. They get paid a sessional rate, usually less than a locum would be paid. Do we value our time so little that we begrudge them? Do others feel they could do the work better? If so stand for election. I far rather see patients and do what I am trained to do. CCGs were imposed upon us but the work has to be done and I personally am very grateful for those GPs who try their best doing a difficult job.

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09 Feb 2015

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