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

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@9.48 I don't think you have quite grasped GPs' pay structure. Practices are paid a set fee to cover as much work as comes through the door (or telephones or emails or calls for a visit). The admin has to be done around the immediate clinical stuff - the working day just extends until work is finished, frequently 10-11 hours during the week +/- weekend catch-up work.You want us to be paid by the hour and be accountable to "management"? Can the NHS afford that?

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16 Sep 2016

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10:31pm

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