Re: General practice threatens to withhold repeat prescriptions until patients have flu vaccine
Assuming the headline is correct, the GPs concerned were acting unlawfully. They did not seek informed consent. They just demanded that jabs be accepted.
Here is a suggestion. Please give ALL general practitioners a respectable per capita yearly allowance and abolish fee per immunisation, per IUCD, per condom prescription, per every other procedure. Bin the Quality Outcome nonsense.
Here is a challenge. Pay a doctor (hospital or private or NHS GP) a fee for notifying every side-effect of any drug, including imm and vacc products.
I have a hunch that we will see medicine practised with greater conscientiousness.
Competing interests: No competing interests