Letters GP partnership model

Successive governments are responsible for GP crisis

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2933 (Published 19 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2933
  1. Patrick Lush, general practitioner
  1. Gloucester GL4 5DG, UK
  1. patricklush{at}gmail.com

I was shocked by the findings of the House of Lords Committee on NHS sustainability.1 I looked at the members of the committee. It comprised two surgeons, a professor of medicine, an obstetrician, a former Minister of Health, former politicians, a former headmaster, and retired administrators, among others; there were no general practitioners. Yet they concluded that “the traditional small business …

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