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Exit out-of-hours stage left

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OOH is the canary in the coal mine. So few doctors are now covering they are surrounded by 'Noctors' who see all the easy trivial stuff and the poor doctor is left with the difficult desperate cases likely to cause legal regress. Who in their right mind would want to work as a doctor under these circumstances? Enhanced access Jeremy's pet project will be the final nail in its coffin. They are paying more than OOH (locally £160/hr)to do really mindless simple cases at a rate of 4/hr. This will soak up any available medics prepared to work non core hours making OOH unable to fill empty slots.

Posted date

11 Feb 2018

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9:12am

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