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Are home visits a waste of time?


I so didn't want to answer this. The obvious question is who will see those who don't have relatives who can take them, don't have the benefit of ambulances to take them to the surgery ( my friend, I also worked in Australia and that is how visits were avoided apart from nursing homes and palliative care) and those who are confined to home? Hey, let's do a consultation over the Internet because everyone has that, don't they? Er.... no. And I am sorry that Shabi ( who I normally mostly agree with ) has her middle class sensibilities challenged but are we that removed from reality that we get upset over such things such as hygiene? Yes, there are wasters who use home visits for social reasons but they are a minority the same as child home visits ( one of whom, I reluctantly visited and then found had meningitis who would have probably died if I had argued for them to brought to surgery). I know the cool ethos of Pulse is to be angry, bitter and hateful of patients but a bit of temperance would be welcome sometimes.

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09 May 2018

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