Care framework fails to reduce postcode lottery

January 2009
Community Care;1/29/2009, Issue 1755, p8
The article reports that the charity organization, Age Concern, has said that primary care trusts (PCTs) are failing to consistently implement the national framework for continuing care in Great Britain. It made the claim after government figures revealed huge local variations in provision. The charity called for closer monitoring of PCTs with regularly high or low rates and said that trusts needs to check whether health workers, including general physicians, were trained in the framework.


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