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Commissioners provide £1m bailout to CCG after influx of Babylon patients

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Fit and mobile online fee for capitation needs to reduce by a significant amount, which needs to move to help offset the huge number of appointments and vists the frail and elderly and very young require, as this workload is left behind when you cherry pick the easy to deal with patients from other colleagues lists. There will not be sufficient funding to support staffing to allow care for those left behind in this stupidly rolled out model. A pilot with separately funded money should have been set up to evaluate the impact before letting this medico-legal monstrosity of a care model to be allowed to nuke the current primary care landscape, with risk of leaving a scorched earth model of care behind. Yes some improved access would be nice, but not at expense of caring for the elderly and vulnerable, and no extra funding to prevent the imbalances that are slowly being introduced. If not resolved soon, it will become too hard to stop the flood of fallout from this disastrously poor;y considered plan from the DOH/JH.

Posted date

13 Jun 2018

Posted time

5:40pm

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