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CQC says GPs should be more involved in end-of-life care


We do over 75 % of all face to face NHS consultations on 6% of the budget, here in NI.We see over 45 patients a day in 10-12 hours. But, of course, it is never enough. Never enough for the Obese or Diabetes or Asthma or Hypertension or COPD or Dementia and so on and on. It is never enough. But it is our own stupid fault, because we do not, as doctors ever define what enough is. What is safe practice ? how many should I see in a day ? how many consultations,blood tests,letters and on and on. I am glad to see some thinking on payment per item mixed in with block Contracts. Till we define safety in numbers per day, we will NEVER EVER do enough.

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23 May 2015

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