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GP sustainability plans are 'undeliverable', MPs warned

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If you use the same tools to do the same job you will get the same outcomes! My old CCG has the second biggest reduction in admissions last year in the South Coast after Torbay but without the support. The local trust however has had the highest increase in its billing and coding and is top in the country! How is that working as a sustainable and transformational plan? There are so many assumptions and extrapolations in all the plans that don't take into account the real world. There are expectations without discussion that one part of the system will just do the bidding of another part with no resource changing hands. I asked the Chair of the STP how he planned to move 25% of care out into the community when there is no capacity and he assumed he would retrain hospital staff to fill the void. Everyone's health is far too important to be playing these political games to appease here today gone tomorrow politicians with the faint hope of being appreciated enough to get a gong!

Posted date

12 Oct 2016

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11:35pm

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