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NHS 111. Again. Is it THE problem? And how much is it costing?

Two things to me seem obvious. No doctor likes NHS 111. Secondly if you open another gate to the NHS, more people will go through it! It’s worth remembering that NHS 111 replaced NHS Direct which had one medically trained person … Continue reading

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Choice – what’s possible?

Choice has its limits. To meet demand and provide the public with what they should expect we have to adopt more effective ways of treating illness, targeting prevention and enable simple choices where possible. Choice cannot be universal and there … Continue reading

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Abolishing GP Practice Boundaries – Bad News For A&E Services

Heaving with more than 19.5 million attendances in England a year, stretched to breaking point and forever chasing targets, how are we supposed to sort the prolific mess of A&E? If you’ve ever been a patient seeking care or a … Continue reading

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