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Average GP appointment waiting times to hit two weeks by next year


08.22 You need to acquaint yourselves with NICE guidelines. Forced benzodiazepine withdrawal is not advised and is not safe. Patients are usually brought back for review because it is required by QOF and keeping a small number of complex patients under regular review is a well recognized strategy for reducing overall appointment demand. This is similar to the unplanned admissions enhanced service. My advice would be to open your mind and learn from more experienced colleagues because when your first serious complaint arises you will realise why that fear is real.

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06 May 2015

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