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LMC conference: NHS England must apologise for “offensive report” on fraud in general practice

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 25 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6665
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

The BMA’s General Practitioners Committee (GPC) must raise a formal complaint with NHS England over a bribery and fraud report it published earlier this year,1 which suggested that the NHS could be losing £88m (€102m; $113m) a year because of economic crime in general practice.

The motion, which was passed unanimously at the annual LMC England conference 2019 held in London on 22 November, condemned the report, which it said had implied “widespread fraud” in …

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