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Nine million patients told they can book evening and weekend GP appointments


At least a 1/3 of the GP workload is clinical but not directly spent in appointments, including the horrendous amount of work being the backstop for clinical risk dumping and leakage by hospitals. Using the money for day time appointments also pays for clinicians to check results, follow up patients discharged from hospitals, update medications etc. Using this money for extended hours only gives you the extra appointments. The opportunity cost of this convenience if massive.

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11 Dec 2017

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