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Should I report a patient I suspect of benefits fraud?


The answer is No, Benefit fraud is tiny compared to tax fraud, £120B v £1.2b The Government has cut the numbers of Tax cheats to 350, whilst increasing the numbers snooping on potential benefit fraud to 3,500. Trust between patient and doctor is a pact, and breaching the trust is the end of patient doctor relationship. Perhaps you as a GP could try living on £70 every 2 weeks and ask yourself if you could gain the system would not do it for the benefit of your kids? Yo need to walk a mile in a persons shoes....

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17 Jun 2015

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