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Letters Formalising triage in general practice for fairness

Triage in general practice: key hurdles to overcome

BMJ 2022; 377 doi: (Published 29 June 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;377:o1585
  1. Jonathan Sunkersing, GP
  1. Cambridge, UK
  1. jonathan.sunkersing{at}

I agree that triage cannot fix the imbalance between supply and demand in general practice,1 but I hope that it can bring improvements to how we use precious resources. Several factors need to be carefully considered when refining triage systems.

Firstly, triage depends on good quality information. In general practice, …

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