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Why no mention of private sector in appraisal of GP led commissioning?

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 14 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1794
  1. Liz Moylett, general practitioner1
  1. 1Wrekenton Health Centre, Gateshead NE9 7AD, UK
  1. lizmoylett{at}

Smith and Mays’s clear analysis of the large problems facing GP led commissioning did not mention the involvement of the private sector.1 Why so coy?

Their crucial point is that management support must be heavily invested in for devolved commissioning in the NHS to succeed. “However, the NHS currently faces a reduction in …

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