New scheme is ill conceived

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6969.1663c (Published 17 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1663
  1. H C Robinson
  1. Principal in general practice, Penclawdd Health Centre, Penclawdd, Swansea SA4 3YN.

    EDITOR,—I read with dismay the new proposals for payments for night visits by general practitioners.1 The new scheme is ill conceived and dogmatically flawed and does not answer the concerns of the profession with regard to the stresses of continued 24 hour responsibility. If the government insists on forcing through and imposing these proposals it should not be assisted by our negotiators under the “Munich mentality.” If the proposals are unacceptable to most general …

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