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How GPs have used the independent model to adapt in the pandemic

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Patients are being processed much more quickly. It feels great not to have a queue outside each morning, and to have a nice empty waiting room. Clinical care though is compromised. Antibiotics are dished out on a whim. Pathologies are missed more often. There will be a slide back to face to face consultations over the next few months. The pandemic has accelerated the changes that were inevitable anyway. We just need to find the right balance.

Posted date

07 Jul 2020

Posted time

11:16am

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