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Hark, for I have witnessed the holy grail of GP correspondence

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I can beat that. I had a letter from an orthopaedic surgeon today that said, "I think this patient should see a rheumatologist before we consider surgery AND I HAVE TAKEN THE LIBERTY OF ASKING ONE OF MY RHEUMATOLOGY COLLEAGUES TO SEND AN APPOINTMENT." But yes, usually I'm like, "Monitor serum rhubarb? WTAF? And you DO know that GPs are clever and can treat THAT and THAT and THAT without tests and referrals, don't you?"

Posted date

03 Nov 2017

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4:10pm

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