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Folkestone: The ‘timebomb’ town where there’s one GP for every 2,500 patients


The practices should report the CCG to CQC - they should not just disperse 5000 patients to other practices that are unable to cope with this influx of demand - as it endangers the practices and their ability to look after the patients they already have. Just like in the Dr BG case, extra work above and beyond a reasonable ability to cope when foisted on you, does not earn medals, but a manslaughter charge, risk of imprisonment, and after of a lifetime of effort and learning, appraisals and revalidation, stripping of your licence to practice. Just say no to the CCG giving these potential hand grenades to you, and force them to go to the DOH and JH and get adequate funding for primary care provision. As long as practices agreed to allocations, the Russian roulette of seeing who gets a GMC beheading first will continue.

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19 May 2018

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