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


Sadly, patients don't realize what this means. Weekend access costs more to provide then weekdays. Even if I was happy to work at same rate (which I'm not. I already only see my family less then couple of hours/day), my reception/admin/nurses will want x1.5-2 pay. This is sacrificing money that could have been used more effectively in hours for convenience of appointment. There are no evidence increasing GP access decreases AED attendances our hospital admission. Is it so bad you cannot access non emergency service for 2 days in a week? Many other country don't have any free access to primary care and manage. We need to stop the dependency on health care!

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28 Mar 2015

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