Funding for GP Surgeries Impacting on Sustainability of the NHS? (BBC News / RCGP)

Summary

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has cautioned that a “toxic mix” of rising demand combined with decreasing funding may impose pressures on the sustainability of effective general practice. General practice deals with 90% of patient contact, but receives only 8.39% of the overall NHS budget

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Reference

Family doctor services ‘under threat of extinction’. London: BBC Health News, March 23rd 2014.

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