Changes to the GP contract threaten general practice in the UK

Buckman, Laurence
November 2012
BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/3/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7881, p10
Academic Journal
The author argues on the United Kingdom government disregarding to announce a series of wide ranging changes to the general practitioner contract that could potentially damage general practice although the government had been fully informed about negotiations. It states the government has decided to implement a large set of indicators, some of which may be unachievable. It concludes that the government still has time to rethink its proposals as it embarks on a “consultation” changes.


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