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Hospital doctors should write directly to patients rather than GPs, says new guidance


It might, might help reduce some of the crazy tasks hospitals pass on to GPs. Or at the very least makes tasks the responsibility of the patient rather than the GP. For example if a consultant wants an annual PSA on an ongoing basis, they can now write directly to the patient and ask him or her to organise an annual PSA; rather than writing to me to somehow imply it is my responsibility.

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05 Sep 2018

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