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Why I think there is a better way

I believe GPs should be scrapped. The system is an inefficient and incompetent method of providing health care. It delays investigations and treatment, acts as a barrier to secondary care and helps to ration and keep the waiting lists down.

It is cheap way to provide the health service, it serves the politicians' purpose of winning the vote. The public is in favour of it as they believe they are getting the service on demand at no cost to themself.

I believe there should be polyclinics, staffed by specialists and backed by the diagnostic and investigation tools and services.

From Dr FM Hirji, Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire

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