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The end game was always to dismantle general practice

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The private provision to be embraced should be where the patient contributes something to the cost of their primary care, with balance of continuity, convenience and cost determined in a heterogeneous market of providers, yet allowing full access to the specialist nhs referrals and treatments available. The alternative is beauty pageant commissioning to large corporate providers where politicians are the real customer, not patients, and the service rendered reflects this.

Posted date

05 Jun 2018

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9:17pm

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