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I am once more both flattered and astonished by what you think a GP should be able to achieve in a 10 minute consultation. The latest piece in the series looks at a new diagnosis of hyperthyroidism and suggests a full diagnostic assessment for the several possible causes; safe prescribing of beta blockers, eye lubricants, and carbimazole; providing written information; giving advice on contraception and smoking cessation; offering a referral to hospital; and arranging more blood tests and possibly an ultrasound scan.
I have a suggestion. Please could the first-named contributor in this series provide an on-line model video consultation showing how this is done in 10 minutes using a student or colleague as the pretend patient. To make it easy, the patient can speak English and have only one problem. At no point can the doctor be allowed to say ''you will have to see your GP about that''.