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If the government does not provide the promised financial support soon, effectively they will be leaving it to you to pay the cost – regardless of how unaffordable this is.
To illustrate the effect on claims, we have taken three settled cases.
Age at settlement: 42
Age at settlement: 14
Age at settlement: 8
GPs are under more pressure than at any time in the history of the NHS, struggling against increasing demand, limited resources and unprecedented financial pressures.
Any further increases in subscriptions to fund this sudden change in the discount rate is simply unaffordable for GPs.
From the beginning, we have opposed this change and we have been lobbying government.
We continue to work with government, but the clock is ticking.
Claims, grossly inflated by the change in discount rate, are being settled now. If they do not provide the promised financial support soon, effectively they will be leaving it to you to pay the cost, regardless of how unaffordable this is.
This is why we need you to get involved and make your voice heard.
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