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GPs will need certification to carry out spirometry by 2021

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Another daft idea. This is the problem with zealots. Funding won't be made available for all of this extra (and mostly pointless) micromanagement, GPs will stop offering spirometry and refer in, and costs will multiply tenfold (as they will all then need first outpatient appointments with consultants etc). Doesn't the NHS have more pressing things to deal with at this time? Can everyone messing about with (and spending money on) pet projects please just stop, and concentrate on trying to stop the NHS collapsing instead?

Posted date

23 Sep 2016

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10:58am

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