"Avoid if possible"

Lack of empathy from junior GPs - some of whom need an urgent refresher on bedside manner, lets down the senior members who are good.

Treating anxious upset patients as just another number

Not accepting responsibility for the failings of the team service as a front line representative shows a lack of leadership

Farming blood tests rather than on-premises

Not even asking "how are you after your traumatic week in hospital?"

Too many patients

Difficult to get appointments

Failing practice

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