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All GPs must help patients obtain firearms licences if requested, BMA says

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So when I receive a notification I have to rely on the accuracy of my practice coding and any previous practice the patient may have been registered with (as notes transferred via GP2GP). I then need a failsafe method of flagging up any concerns to the police if my patient develops a condition that I deem to be a risk. If something dreadful happens then I can be blamed for not noticing or notifying something that in retrospect is deemed pertinent. And I'm doing this work when in my day? And for free (as how are we going to invoice, be paid and guarantee a response to the police within 14 days). Thanks BMA.

Posted date

15 Nov 2016

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5:25pm

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