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The areas where general practice is on the brink of collapse


If our Secretary of State for Health genuinely valued patient care, he would direct whatever funds he could squeeze from the Treasury into general practice. If he pushed a couple of billion pounds our way, say £30 per patient via the global sum (not through some vague "primary care", "working at scale" pot with strings attached), we could hire and retain more GPs, patient satisfaction would improve and the rest of the NHS struggles could be eased through our ability to better manage our patients. He might even look caring and win a few votes!

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31 May 2018

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