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Health secretary calls on GPs to accept new contract

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 15 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:570
  1. Irina Haivas
  1. BMJ

    Health Secretary Alan Milburn has called on GPs to endorse the proposed new GPs contract, issued last month (1 March, 465).

    Speaking at the National Association of Primary Care Conference held on 5 March, Mr Milburn emphasised the benefits of the new contract. “It will help GPs better manage workload, in particular the burden of out of hours care,” he said. “It will support the desire many practices have to deliver a greater range of new and …

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