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Are home visits a waste of time?

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Thought provoking. I think most of what I do as a GP is pointless. The majority of consultations are unecessary. "The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease" Voltaire I have a profound dislike of Home Visits. They are vastly time consuming and generally pointless. I triage most of them and suffer complaints as a result. Some Home Visits are worthwhile and important.

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10 May 2018

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10:46am

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