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Almost a fifth of women with breast cancer wait more than a month before seeing their GP about a breast symptom
Nearly a fifth (17%) of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer after spotting a potential symptom wait over a month before seeing their GP, equating to an estimated 6,000 women every year in the UK, according to calculations based on new YouGov figures released today from Breast Cancer Care.
GPs working for an innovative service offering patients consultations at a location of their choice via an online booking system, are being provided with tailored indemnity by the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
GPs can expect to be sued four times during a 40 year career, though very few are likely to be found negligent, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) revealed today as it called for a solution to the compensation crisis