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GP practices to provide advice on job seeking in new pilot scheme

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I'm worried about the thinking behind this scheme. For example, will the government be sanctioning sick and disabled people for non-compliance? And is that the role of a doctor? I'm also very concerned about the potential this pilot has for damaging the trust between doctors and their patients. I do support the idea of social presceribing in theory, but this is not that - https://kittysjones.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/the-government-plan-to-nudge-sick-and-disabled-people-into-work/

Posted date

07 Dec 2015

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12:40pm

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