BMA wins guarantees on primary care groupsBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7149.1927 (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1927
- Jacqui Wise
General practitioners in England have won substantial concessions from health minister Alan Milburn over the formation and running of primary care groups.
After extensive negotiations, the minister has agreed to allow GPs the right to decide locally whether they will be in the majority on primary care group boards. They will also be allowed to decide whether they wish a GP to chair the board. This was one of seven demands that the BMA's General Medical …