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'We've faced threats of having our throats cut... this will only add fuel to the fire' - exhausted GP reacts to plans to create face-to-face appointment league table

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An exhausted GP has reacted with anger after the government announced plans to introduce league tables based on the number of face-to-face appointments handed out.

Patients in England will be given the right to insist on seeing their GPs in person as part of a multi-million pound 'rescue plan' announced by Health Secretary Sajid Javid this week.

Surgeries that fail to provide an "appropriate level of access" will be named and shamed in league tables, with patients being able to rate their GP practice's performance via a text message. READ MORE:Dad loses job after being rushed to hospital with life-changing condition Practices that fail to provide what is deemed to be the correct level of in-person appointments won't be eligible for the

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