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GPs defending patient complaints to be asked which guidelines they followed


So, lets look at cancer guideline. There is no longer any reference to timescale on change of bowel habit. We currently exercise clinical judgement and tell pt not to worry about a week's Hx of constipation. Under above ruling I can't produce evidence to say why I've "deviated" from NICE guidnce. So I can happily refer every Pt I see and flood the fast track clinic. Is this what we want?

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31 Aug 2018

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