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GPs to be protected from secondary care workload dump


Another brilliant coup by Hunt. Play primary and secondary care off against each other. Judging by the previous comments, its already working. The 24 hour discharge summary is a joke. In West Sussex it's already a CCG standard for providers. Result - hastily written and incomplete in many cases. Alternatively written days before discharge and omitting later clinical detail. The 24 hour rule puts more weekend pressure on the NHS. Wouldn't accurate and complete information in (say) 60 hours of discharge be more valuable?

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28 Jul 2016

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