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RCGP says GPs’ place is in their practices, not A&E


A&E triage nurses should be able to divert inappropriate patients to 111, the OOH GP or the daytime surgery who can see them on a sit and wait basis. The only currency patient's can offer is their waiting time and having to wait longer is the only deterrent to inappropriate users.

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04 Jan 2017

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