Anyone who says NHS Admin is overworked, obviously hasn’t tried to contact our local Healthwatch, nor the Cyncal Commissioning Group. Started at 10 this morning, only to find EVERYONE’s telephone had the Answerphone on. Assume they are all out doing Christmas shopping – we have to do this after work, Then find CEO of our Healthwatch works Mon PM – Thurs PM. Nice for some,
Over in rarified atmosphere of Bumbeldom, the Chief doctor at CQC Prof. Steve Field, says GPs have failed. Predictably GPs furious, but Minister Jeremy Hunt comes to his rescue. Field has also said that he thinks his Practice can ‘self monitor’ e.g. doesn’t need an inspection – so he should be OK in 2016 then.