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General practice needs investment to provide enhanced services, says BMA

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 13 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3285
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

The BMA has launched a new campaign to lobby for greater investment in UK general practice and raise awareness of the “unprecedented strain” currently facing the service.

The Your GP Cares campaign1 will highlight to patients how the pressures of escalating demand and a shortage of funding are affecting GP services and public access. It will urge politicians and policy makers to commit new investment to expand the overall number of GPs and practice staff and to improve premises to enable surgeries to provide an enhanced range of services.

Launching the initiative this …

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