Primary Care – a better way?

“Don’t subject staff or patients to guidelines without a decision aid and a number needed to treat or harm,” writes Margaret McCartney (BMJ 2015;351:h4839 – For better primary care, pay GPs for service).
“Acknowledge that a 10 minute consultation is not adequate, safe, or satisfying for most people, so stop doing things that don’t work, and make time for longer ones.”
http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h4839?etoc=

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