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NHS to consider taking on GP premises liabilities


GPs are giving up any vestiges of being self employed professionals. They have to be salaried and PAYE under tax rules as business expenses fall too low. GPs no longer have to contract for out of hours, no longer responsible for their computers, some given up looking after their staff. Young GPs want part-time big team working, so never have the burden of personal responsibility for anything, even patients. Conclusion: as I wrote in RSMJ all primary care should move into hospitals and GPs be salaried there. Patients want to go to where the scanner is anyway. We cannot fight this trend that arises from within the profession, er trade.

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27 Jun 2019

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