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PM's seven-day access drive extended to 1,400 more GP practices


Isn't it about time we fix access in hours when most of us are working flat out and most of the patients require proper help, we have no capacity or desire to work more hours. In hours medicine with all the support services in place is good medicine; my Saturdays are next to useless as a lot have to come back for other services duplicating trips for the patient. As Bob G said give us the ........ money and you'll find an improved service. This may have more GPs with more time to sort things properly,educate patients, support them early- chucking money at extended hours services will be throwing it away in terms of efficiency and cost/ patient. I personally am seeing 40-50 a day the demand cannot be matched in hours and if I have to work Sat/Sun I'll not be in in the week when I'm already flat out.

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27 Mar 2015

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