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GPs' groups join to promote primary care led NHS

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7061.837a (Published 05 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:837

Organisations representing British general practitioners involved in fundholding and commissioning have joined forces to promote a primary care led NHS.

The National Association of Fundholding Practices (NAFP), the National Association of Commissioning General Practitioners (NACGP), and the Association of Independent Multifunds (AIM) said that general practitioners have a pivotal role in decision making in the NHS.

Last week the three organisations, which say that they represent doctors who look after about 70% of patients, endorsed a set of principles aimed …

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