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GPs have ‘chosen’ 10-minute consultations, claims NHS England lead

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Hi Macdonalds There is a nice paper on what patients consult on https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750725/ Which has some interesting findings - namely a mean number of problems of 2.6 with a quarter of consultations being for 4 or more problems. This finding was not related to this specific study, as it quotes many other studies from across the globe where it has been found that GPs universally see multiple problems. It seems that the consultations where only one problem was raised were mostly for acute problems. Interesting.

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23 Oct 2017

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