Useful article in today’s Guardian:
on bbc news as well http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34392429
The consensus statement mentioned seems to be a bit late in the day. The ABN guidelines were revised in August. It would have been helpful to have published it then. The horse had bolted for another year.
did you hear about the incentives for GPs to reduce the number of referrals…?
some of the idiots making these decisions are only concerned with the bottom line over a 5 year period before they start fawning to the electorate again. If only the would understand that sometimes a pound spent now or early will save tens, hundredsor thousands of pounds in the long run, but hey who cares about the long run?