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Of course GPs in A&E won't improve access


What A&E needs is more SHO and Registrars, not more GP's who worked in primary care being asked to replace SHOs and registrars( if they lucky to be found anywhere or forced to become like part of GP training). Trying to move GPs to A&E( I would personally never volunteer) exposed to high risk patients without joys of all blood tests etc which is indeed a risky professional proposition. If investigations are done it also encourages the patient behaviour to go to A&E expectation of all investigations in one day instead of seeing own GP. This creates false demand. So good luck to the GP's who work in A&E. Was in my own surgery where a board stated a excellent GP for leaving for Australia, not A&E.

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22 Mar 2017

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