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“Super surgeries” threaten general practice

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1467-c (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1467
  1. Adrian O'Dowd
  1. London

    Super sized surgeries and a confusingly large number of ways of accessing NHS care are threats that could “shake general practice to its core,” GPs heard last week at an annual conference.

    Doctors at the BMA's local medical committees conference in London voted overwhelmingly for a motion saying the government was misguided over the value it gave to the “super surgeries,” which would bring several services such as dentistry, health visitors, and a pharmacy as well as general practice under one roof, and that they would not improve quality of care.

    Dr John Dracass of …

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