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


Finally! An opportunity to take matters into our own hands rather than just watch as our profession is ground into the dust. I have done a lot of thinking about this, and am struggling to see it as anything other than a complete win/win. Every Doctaly patient is one less appointment for the NHS to pay for. The model as I understand it just sweats existing assets that belong to the practice. And as GP's, we get a chance to supplement our gradually declining income. I spoke to my insurance provider, stressing that I would potentially be seeing people without their notes, and they were relaxed - no different to a home visit for example. Difference in premium was negligible. Time for a quick chat with the partner methinks....

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19 Sep 2016

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