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If I go down, the NHS goes with me


Agree totally. But the biggest issue is how do we stop seeing patients like this. I audited a week's worth of contacts. If you discount reassurance at least 50% of the patients were unaffected in terms of their outcome by seeing a doctor. Why would a taxpayer want to throw more money as a system like this? The money needs to be given to treatments where there are hard outcomes such as cataracts and hip replacements and cancer treatments. Granted we are very efficient but we are efficient at doing stuff that often doesn't matter.

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31 Aug 2016

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