GPs to the rescue? Will your local doctor take the place of your nearest Minor Injury Unit?

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1st February 2018 By Graham Smith More than two dozen GP surgeries in Cornwall, which provide an “enhanced” service to treat minor injuries, are to be reviewed as part of…

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  2. There is absolutely no way that Launceston Medical Centre (GP Practice) could cope with any more patients if we lost our Minor Injuries Unit at Launceston Hospital. For the last 5 years, the Practice Manager has been negotiating the expansion of the GP premises to cope with the growing number of patients from the new developments around Launceston. The staff are working like beavers to cope with the added work load. If Launceston Hospital lost a full 24/7 MIU service, we would be at breaking point. This does not make sense and I am sure that other communities are facing the same dilemma.

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