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GPs demand Government reimburses their indemnity fees in full


There's no point 'asking' for them to pay indemnity, as soon as half the surgeries close and the media make it front page news that NHS GPs are made to pay £9000 to be allowed to work, then they will beg us to come back to work with a 'golden hello'. Would ambulance drivers go to work if they had to insure the ambulance fully out of their own pay? Of course not. Some countries respect their doctors and have a strong union, like the AMA in Australia. I remember when in Australia doctors were arguing over 'Provider Numbers' a type of work license that restricted them. They only needed to print the T-shirts 'AMA-Doctor on Strike' and the Minister of Health went on TV, immediately apologised and begged forgiveness and said he would comply with all demands. That cross-eyed Jeremy Hunt needs to be put in his place in the same way. Is there not a Union in the UK? I've never found one. We are the most important workforce of any profession and the government gets away with telling patients they can demand anything and get away with insulting us and suing us on a 'no win no fee basis!' And when a patient complains even our indemnity organisation costing more than a new car each year tells us to say sorry even of the complaint is malicious instead of warning the patient they may be liable to be pay damages for defamation.

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19 May 2017

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