TITLE

Tory plan for GPs in deprived areas

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;4/4/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the pay policy document that, if the Conservative Party wins the next election, will grant general practitioners higher payments for working in deprived areas in Great Britain. The policy suggested that the quality framework also could be adjusted to pay more in deprived areas. Physician Laurence Buckman, chairman of the General Practitioners Committee, warned that variable payments were very difficult to make work.
ACCESSION #
31659139

 

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