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NHS plans new workforce for long term conditions

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5667 (Published 17 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5667
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

A workforce plan designed to cater better for people with long term conditions is being drawn up by government agencies, the Department of Health has said.

On 12 September the department published its official response1 to a report published in July by MPs on the parliamentary health committee.2 In the July report on managing care for people with long term conditions, the committee noted the need for urgent recruitment and workforce planning in primary care, to help deal with anticipated changes in focused …

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