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Government takes first step towards regulating GPs with a specialist interest

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39197.718576.DB (Published 03 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:925
  1. Julia Schofield
  1. London

    The Department of Health has launched new commissioning guidance for primary care trusts aimed at setting standards for high quality care wherever services are delivered.

    Members of the public who took part in the consultation leading to the 2006 white paper Our Health, Our Care, Our Say made it clear that although they thought that receiving medical care closer to home was a good idea, this must not be at the expense of quality.

    The health …

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