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PM's seven-day GP pilot drastically reduces Sunday opening amid 'frequently empty' appointments

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There is probably a merit in thinking about a Primary Care Service 7 days per week. The fact is that it does already exist and it is by far more challenging to find a Dentist, to name just an NHS professional, than a GP on weekends - and not only. Perhaps some weekend GP surgery appointment have been even prebooked to make the numbers...But, you cannot forget the following: If demand remains unchanged and supply increases (supply curve shifts to the right), a surplus occurs, leading to a lower equilibrium price....Price, in this case, is the time the patient will be willing to wait in the future...Be mindful that having removed something is always far more painful than enjoyable may be to have been given the same.

Posted date

27 May 2015

Posted time

9:31pm

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