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GPs to be asked to 'peer review' all referrals

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Why pretend GPs are valued specialists in primary care ? it is not necessary to put in such draconian time wasting measures Referral rates for individual GPS and department specific data must be already available for referrals and it would seem any apparently over referrers could be found and helped from this General practice is about patient care and is stretched to the limit already It is no wonder that it is unattractive to new doctors a it becomes more and more task orientated and undervalued Things will not improve with the massive import of doctors from abroad who will have the basic medical knowledge but lack the understanding of the patients in their setting It is always good practice to discuss difficult cases and a majority of GPs do this

Posted date

29 Aug 2017

Posted time

11:39am

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