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GP practice funding docked for housing community nurses and pharmacists

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This is a situation that creates a net loss on two levels 1. When you work out the figures the effort it takes, the logistics, the enhanced skills and the service development costs it will start to look financially non viable if rent is also charged to the services 2. The other is that there is a net loss in the willingness to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary and integrated way. We are striving to create a single system of care and this entirely disrupts that relationship. The elephant in the room here is that for some time the NHS has become insidiously corporatised. We have heard swathes of complaints about the NHS becoming privatised but the big problem is not privatisation from the outside it is a privatisation ethos from the inside. The NHS must not be dealt with as if it is a big corporate - it is a public service and a national gift - it is not a business... #TimeToWakeUp

Posted date

22 Feb 2017

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11:36am

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