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GPs will need certification to carry out spirometry by 2021


I find it a waste of time anyway. Sending COPD for patients for annual spiro is a waste of resources. You can tell looking at them if they are worse or not. Serial peak flows are pretty good for new asthma. It should be removed from QOF. Why not do the same for minor ops/joint injections/ECGs/syringing/pessaries/vaccines/travel advice/diabetic foot checks ........

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23 Sep 2016

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