Can our GP ask our care home staff to take medical observations for them?

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Can our GP ask our care home staff to take medical observations for them?

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The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has noted in its advice for GPs Caring for Care Homes that some doctors who have been visiting care homes on a regular basis feel that “many care homes are not designed for isolating patients”, and are not always best set up for consultations from GPs.

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