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

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GPs are allowed to do private practice upto a certain amount, using NHS premises.A declaration has to be signed to this effect every three years, so as to receive full rent and rates reimbursement for their premises. If a GP offers private appointments after 6.30 pm. for patients not on his list, this is fully within the GPs rights. Fully legal and totally above board. For a GP to see patients privately between the hours of 8.30 am. and 6.30 pm. would be disputable, only because the GMS contract is extremely loosely worded. Any interpretation would be correct or wrong. Retired GP 5 years.

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23 Sep 2016

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0:21am

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