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Workload survey: 'We are working beyond the safe level'


The problem and solution lies in your paragrapgh below: "A lot of it is the workload dump from secondary care: decoding illegible handwritten prescription requests; consultants sending patients back to us for referrals to their colleagues, and without giving us the relevant information; chasing up referrals when the patient has heard nothing and can’t reach the secondary care team; and dealing with late or inadequate discharge letters." Secondary care is crumbling with no one to harp about it, this is the root cause for most of primary cares woes.

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30 May 2019

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