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GPs 'not ready to give up QOF' in contract overhaul


9:28; There is no transparency in the system and I quite agree who gives a damn if QoF goes. We've been moaning about wasted time chasing patients as if they were mentally impaired and unable to take responsibility for their own health and lives. We write letters to thousands of patients beseeching them almost to come in so we can get our money( isn't that what it comes down to at the end of the day?). Now when there is talk about liquidating QoF, we have protests - Ooops we'll lose money. No, some will lose money, but most will gain peace of mind and some patients will finally need to grow up instead of getting pampered like spoilt children. We are able to check our MH patients without QoF, so what's the worry. The only certain payment in the system is the minimum global sum which is something that would be uplifted for all Practices if QoF went. Thank Goodness for that. Although, malicious NHSE can still put you down if you don't 'behave' by reducing your list size by a 100 patients every time there is an uplift because you've stepped out of line. They can blame it on the Formula which none the country can question - there is no Institution which can challenge this - total anarchy. Let's get rid of QoF and have no doubts about it. The ordinary GP has no pecuniary benefit in keeping this headache. The time and money invested and the stress of attaining targets and then having to look at your surprisingly reduced prevalence that nullifies all the damned work undertaken, will only hasten your descent to your grave.

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13 Jul 2017

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