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Fire crews to take blood pressure reading in NHS Health Checks rollout


...oh wow I just checked your blood pressure, and now I'm going to suggest you book an appointment with your GP who will ...err ..most likely ...err..check your blood pressure again ...I guess. Exactly how is getting firemen or anyone else for that matter going to help reduce work load for GPs????? It's just another genius idea to increase demand and make it even more difficult for anyone to get an appointment. We don't have enough capacity in general practice you plonkers..brain storming worthy ways of increasing demand for a service that can't provide the service it's already being asked to is frankly STUPID. Regardless of the potential public health benefits ...if you don't fund it you can't have it the damned fools.

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12 Sep 2017

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