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The inexorable rise of GP workload


2 of the biggest problems are: 1. patients presenting with such minor illnesses like colds, that they know are colds, but 'just want a check'. they still take 10 minutes to do a proper history and examination, even though you and the patient both know they are simply colds. 2. medicalising life's foibles if patients don't stop doing this, the workload will ever increase and quality of care will plummet.

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19 May 2016

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