Pressures on UK general practice

Jones, Roger H.
July 2010
Medical Journal of Australia;7/19/2010, Vol. 193 Issue 2, p70
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the increasingly complex conditions imposed by the British government on general practitioners that put pressure on the way they manage patients. These conditions include the consequences of Great Britain's membership in the European Union which allows the free movement of health care professionals and has raised serious concerns about adequate medical training and patient safety. Another is the range of policies aimed to protect the financial status of the National Health Service which include the abolition of primary care trusts.


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