TITLE

Conference briefs: GMS and PMS must converge

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;6/21/2004, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The GMS and PMS contracts should be converged, LMC representatives have demanded, and until that time the government should ensure that all new initiatives apply equally to both. Dr Richard Vautrey, Leeds LMC, said: 'PCOs are struggling even vaguely to keep on top of an ever-increasing agenda but are still expected to renegotiate every PMS contract, even though most are using GMS standards to redefine PMS.' GPC deputy chairman Dr Hamish Meldrum said the government had been keen on convergence but had got' cold feet'.
ACCESSION #
13577080

 

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