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Are home visits a waste of time?


Shaba N is correct. If Dr Hall is so keen on visits, she can do them! They are a colossal waste of time and often undertaken in terrible weather, icy roads, snow and pitch dark - with zero consideration for the health and well-being of the GP. I do as few as is humanly possible. The only indication is genuinely housebound and terminally ill but even these are increasingly the remit of 'hospice at home' nurses and paramedics. With the impending salaried service and destruction of partnerships, visits will no longer be part of the GPs job.

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09 May 2018

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