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Talks break down over practices' six-figure service charge bills


I agree with Turn out the Lights. While the disagreement is ongoing these practices MUST make things difficult for the NHS overall. Running a practice in an expensive way will cost the taxpayer a lot more than these service charges. Practices in dispute should be acting in that way out of protest. I would suggest: - Declining minor injuries - can go to A+E. - All cost saving work declined. - All drugs prescribed as branded drugs (the most expensive choice) - 1 session = 12 appointments, everyone else directed to A+E. I promise if all of that happens, then NHSE will start to take notice. Just be upfront and say you cannot take on the cost saving work because of the stress of the property issues. None of that goes against the contract (although you might have to give up an enhanced service).

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10 Nov 2017

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