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Named referrals have been back in the spotlight this month after one GP declared he would attach extracts from the National Health Reform Agreement to his patient referrals in protest at the new rules imposed by the public hospitals in his area.

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It has been dubbed a rort, an attempt by hospitals to fund their outpatient clinics through Medicare.

But GPs and patients are caught in the middle.

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