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'Uber-style' private GP appointment service primed for national rollout

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At the moment there is no encouragement for NHS GPs to see patients. A good day for a UK GP is a quiet day. In Australia that is a disaster, if no patients then no income at all. So NHS has to consider element of Fee for Service or the private sector will fill that space...adding further encouragement for GPs NOT be rid of waiting lists. Indeed all UK private practice depends on NHS waiting lists, which was why Fundholding was abolished. The hospital consultants could not tolerate loss of private income so lobbied accordingly.

Posted date

16 Sep 2016

Posted time

10:58am

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