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London CCG offering £250k to evaluate GP at Hand service

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Divided we fall: the commodification of primary medical care(3.3.2018 BMJ) http://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k787 The current controversy on GP at Hand service demonstrates the ideology of cherry picking as well as utilitarianism.  Successive policies of this government simply pushed for more prettier numerical figures while continuing to starve general practice of resources it needs. We have a code and morality to serve not a bunch of statistical icons favourable for the government and its health secretary to deliver their clandestine agenda(s). ‘’Is morality a matter of counting lives and weighting costs and benefits , or are certain moral and human rights are so fundamental that they rise above such calculations?’’ Justice Michael J Sandel

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08 Mar 2018

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5:15pm

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