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Through the K Hole

All posts from: June 2014

GPs abandon profession to work on Game of Thrones

Posted by: Through The K HoleFri, 27 Jun 2014

‘Thanks to Game of Thrones,’ reported the GPC, ‘some practices now have to wait up to a year before they can recruit a partner and up to 40% of training posts have been left unfilled’

Consultation credits

Posted by: Through The K HoleWed, 18 Jun 2014

Charging patients for appointments will change the nature of our NHS, writes Dr Kevin Hinkley

Children drafted in to fill gaps on CQC inspection teams

Posted by: Through The K HoleWed, 4 Jun 2014

The CQC is struggling to find enough GPs for every inspection so they’ve started recruiting primary school children instead, writes Dr Kevin Hinkley

It's hoped a nice cup of tea and a chat will save GPs from burnout

Posted by: Through The K HoleTue, 3 Jun 2014

‘Tea and biccies is all well and good,’ bemoans one burnt-out GP, ‘but if you ask me it’s too little too late. Having said that, mine’s milk no sugar, ta.’

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