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Blair throws down challenge to GPs over NHS changes

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.824 (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:824
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    The UK prime minister, Tony Blair, has promised doctors increased resources for the NHS if GPs are prepared to accept change. “If we don't modernise, the agenda will move to those who don't want to rebuild the NHS at all,” he warned at a recent conference of the BMA's General Practitioners Committee (GPC).

    Mr Blair was speaking during a live video link to GPC Conference 2000 in Harrogate. He said that primary care was pivotal to the health service. “We want GPs to …

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