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GPs are disappointed at gaps in NHS Plan

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7259.470/e (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:470
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Representatives of the United Kingdom's 35 000 GPs have expressed their disappointment at some of the proposals in The NHS Plan for England (5 August, p 317).

    At its meeting last week the General Practitioners Committee condemned the proposals for victimising singlehanded GPs—the government plans to introduce new contractual quality standards for singlehanded practices—and for resource allocation, which it believes will have a major impact on the distribution of doctors.

    The committee has suggested that instead of abolition of the Medical Practices Committee, the …

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