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Pressures force GP practices to halt routine appointment bookings


A large proportion of patients feel that their appointment needs are ‘urgent’ but this seems to reflect the staggering selfishness of humankind in our part of the world. In my experience this only meant that I couldn’t give time to those that genuinely needed it. Soon, and I mean very soon, there may not be a service that the selfish ones can complain about even if they have money to pay for it. The cavalry isn’t coming and has long gone. Oh yes! With cuts to defence budgets there isn’t a cavalry to come anyway!

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24 May 2018

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