November 23, 2019

Do we really need GPs?

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:16 am by Aleksan

GPs don’t want to do home visits anymore because they have not got time. Do we actually need GPs anymore? For many years I have thought the whole GP system archaic and not fit for purpose. In many other countries they have no GPs – instead they have Poly Clinics where patients go to a particular specialist depending on their symptoms – if they choose wrong initially they are passed to the correct one for them. Of course this system is backed up by A and E together with Hospitals. I forecast the end of GPs in the next decade – just go to your local Nurse or Pharmacy, or Polyclinic instead. Home visits? Use your IPad, or just die quietly…

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