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PM's seven-day access pilots to be extended as NHS England claims 15% reduction in A&E attendance


So, more appts available in evenings and weekends, and 74% or 805 were fully booked up? Of course, because people will continue to book them if they are offered! Strewth this is banal stupidity! Were the attendances genuine need of GP care, or just easy access for minor illness that would have gone to A&E?! Cheap GP consultations compared to A&E is all well and good, but the population needs educating on self-management and using Pharmacies etc. Stats are great, but they can answer any question posed, without addressing the real issues!

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17 Feb 2015

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