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Local GP leaders demand apology from BMA over 'failure' of rescue package


I see. It's the BMA's fault and nothing to do with the LMCs. In which case why are GP FORCED BY LAW to maintain them? Take London for example. They deduct at source £0.5384 per patient. For a Greater London population of 8,539,000 that gives them an annual income of £4,597,397. For this, London LMCs are telling practices that "they would secure the future of general practice in London through our work with all partners in the health and social care sector and beyond" At least with the BMA, GPs can decide whether they wish to subscribe or not. With the LMCs, GPs have no choice. Isn't it time PULSE contacts a survey among London GPs to see if they feel that they are getting value for money? Especially as they now propose to increase the levy to £0.5778 per patient, increasing their income to just under £5,000,000 per annum. Maybe my figures are wrong, in which case, I would welcome a correction from London LMCs and happy to apologise.

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03 May 2017

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