Charging, retainers and IT

Meldrum, Hamish
July 2002
GP: General Practitioner;7/1/2002, p24
Presents information on medical topics in Great Britain. Charges on patients for private provision of additional services under the GMS contract; Responsibility of primary care organizations in supplying information technology; Concern on the reimbursement of medical staff.


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