We need a system that accounts for multimorbidity at practice levelBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5464 (Published 21 August 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5464
- David J Shepherd, general practitioner trainer1
- 1Saffron Group Practice, Leicester LE2 6UL, UK
As a GP who for 20 years has served a population that is within the 5% most deprived in the country, Mercer and colleagues’ analysis of multimorbidity and the inverse care law matches my experience exactly.1 I systematically ration my time and persistently feel that I am (out of necessity) short changing my patients of professional input.
The current obsession of clinical commissioning groups with …