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Should patients be charged £10 for non-urgent A&E treatment?

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I can see the appeal, but those most likely to 'abuse' A&E will be from groups that would be exempted from the charge. If a charge is to be levied, it would have to be much greater than £10 in order to offset the costs involved in recouping it. You can't really blame patients from turning up at A&E when they are unable to be seen by their GP in an acceptable time frame.

Posted date

13 March, 2014

Posted time

11:56 am

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