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


For goodness sake - this is an absolutely ridiculous "GPs must". Use of firearms is largely shotguns and is a leisure activity.Having to do things (a la GMC and BMA) to facilitate a patients hobby is outrageously directive and quite frankly none of my damm business. If patients want to spend their days killing pheasants than society can take a view on the safeguards required and sort it out. Compelling GPs to do this is a step too far.What next - forcing us to take patients blood pressure before they play tiddlywinks?

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15 Nov 2016

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