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Gerada to 'start dialogue' on GPs' independent contractor status in new NHS England role


From my point of view organisations where the buck stops with a clinician seem to provide better quality to patients and more efficiency to the NHS than organisations where the buck stops with a manager, large NHS organisation or large private company. . GP V OOH. Mental health V Medical Admissions. Old DNs V Serco DNs etc I can't really imagine things working with every GP working 4 hour BMA sessions as an employee/ not putting their own time into QOF/ reports for admission prevention etc. This is only anecdotal though, so would like to hear what other people think. It would be more likely to work if there were enough GPs around to make reasonable competition for employment opportunities, but outside London that is just not the case.

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11 Sep 2013

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