Doctors want to spend more time with patients

The British Medical Association's general practice committee wants GPs to double the time they spend with patients from seven minutes to up to 15 minutes. The BMA says that an average GP carries out 10,000 consultations per year but cannot spend enough time with each patient to guarantee a quality ...

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