It's simple, Mr Hunt—GPs need to see patients to do our job

I don’t get it. At every turn there is a derogatory article about GPs and the need to protect the public from us.  

There is a never-ending need to identify a mythical sector of rogue practitioners. We are portrayed in such a negative light that sometimes I wonder why a squad of hit men aren’t deployed to systematically end our reign of terror. 

Then, in the same publication, a new initiative is unleashed to have allied health professionals take over our roles. The people who are trained as healers must be scrutinised to death, while those who have never done