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GPs face increasing restrictions as NHS rations care to save money


I saw an Australian patient yesterday. Ended up charging him £95 for consultation and private script as it was not immediately necessary. He didn't even bat an eyelid and after I apologised for having to charge him (it felt so wrong to me), he proceeded to tell me that he was happy to pay for the diligent service I had given him and that was the price to pay for being seen by a for thought

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30 Jul 2015

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