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The crisis in general practice is unprecedented

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Lovely. Salaried servitude to the PCNs who are in the thrall of the DoH. No comments about managing patient/political demands and the GMC, CQC, Societal venom, Appraisal, Revalidation, Pensions and the host of the other shite that descends on us? You are tinkering Clare with what is now. It will fail. Ask all the Hospital doctors, who are mostly salaried, if they are happy? We need to do a dentist. Get away from the dead hand of Government. People will pay to see a doctor at a convenient time. A lot has to happen however and that includes allowing private GPs access to the NHS FP10s and referral to NHS hospitals. A good deal of thought needs to go into how the chronically ill, older and lower incomes would manage but it is not insuperable. Not least would the feckless have to put aside some money just in case. (My old grandmother born 1895 used to keep half a crown in a pot for that purpose even though the NHS had been running 12 years by then) However a sensible conversation is going to be next to impossible to have with Red Jerry and the MayBot in charge and Brexit still on the horizon.

Posted date

09 May 2019

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4:44pm

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