Letters

General practice fundholding has improved services

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7059.752b (Published 21 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:752
  1. Kenneth Scott, President
  1. National Association of Fundholding Practices, 11 Chandos Street, London W1M 9DE

    EDITOR,—Sarah Stewart-Brown and colleagues should have given more thought to their description of the methodology used by the Audit Commission for its report on general practice fundholding.1 Far from visiting “a large number of fundholding practices, family health services authorities, district health authorities, and trusts to collect qualitative data,” the commission's staff visited only 56 of the 2200 practices that …

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