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The end game was always to dismantle general practice


Working At Scale + virtual consultations + AI = problem solved. At least, so goes the propaganda. Nigel Watson’s independent review into the partnership model will be interesting. I predict a veneer of diplomatic equivocation but basically the conclusion will adhere to the formula above. As to whether we can afford the brilliant model of GP that Kailash refers to, I have no proof beyond doubt. But I do have a sneaking suspicion that - if we were ever able to resuscitate it - it would provide more cost effective care than any other system; which won’t stop us from trying all the other alternatives of course. Sad but true. P McT is correct; we have taken a career path that is difficult to branch off from - not impossible but quite challenging, with a mortgage and a family to support. I predict a slow lingering demise...

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05 Jun 2018

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