Kevan Christie: Ministers’ response to GP crisis is not good enough

Kevan Christie: Ministers’ response to GP crisis is not good enough
 

The rollout of the proposed new GP contract in Scotland, with doctors currently being polled on their views, has stirred up a hornet’s nest among a section of the profession that covers rural general practice.
The Rural GP Association of Scotland (RGPAS) and partners at independent practices have been quick to highlight what they see as serious flaws in the new funding formula.
They believe this will lead to huge cuts to rural NHS primary care services, with around 90% of practices in the north of Scotland having their allocated funding reduced by up to two-thirds.
This has led to the... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 47
Source: Scotsman
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