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NHS England launches consultation on improving general practice in London

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 28 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7112
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

NHS leaders have set out a radical blueprint for transforming general practice services in London, in a bid to improve care and ease the “unprecedented pressure” on the primary care system.

The consultation document, General Practice: A Call to Action,1 is seeking views from the capital’s GPs on how to create a more coordinated, proactive healthcare system that improves patients’ access to services.

The document, published by NHS England in partnership with some of London’s leading GPs, says that more collaborative, federated models of working could help London’s GPs provide better care for a growing, transient population with higher life expectancy …

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