GPs hit out at new rule limiting referrals to specialists

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Personal doctors (GPs) and patients have hit out against the trimming of the number of referrals to specialists within the healthcare system, following changes made earlier this year to crackdown on misuse.

Doctors have complained that they are being prevented from fulfilling their duties to the fullest as they face sanctions should they exceed 66 referrals to specialist doctors per 100 patient visits.

There have been complaints that this has led to patients with chronic illnesses, although not urgent, being told to delay their appointments in...


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GPs hit out at new rule limiting referrals to specialists


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