Doctors slam GPs for disguising health screen as a birthday card

The UK doctors are accused of being patronising and trying to claim incentive payments

Doctors have panned a UK general practice that ‘smuggled’ a frailty questionnaire to an elderly woman by disguising it as a birthday card.

Sarah Chapman, an editor with a Cochrane UK-supported health blog, kick-started the social media pile-on when she shared her outrage over the card, sent to her octogenarian mother, on Twitter: