I appeal to politicians of whatever political party to look into the fine print of the ‘Choose Your GP Practice Anywhere in England’ policy. I know that this sounds like a good idea. Of course, who would refuse the opportunity of choosing whatever GP practice they wished in the whole of England? That can’t be a bad thing! Oh, yes it can…
For the difficulties created by the registration policy enshrined in current GP Contract 2004, click here. This will prime you to consider more clearly the implications of abolishing practice boundaries, and the problems of capacity.
For a brief outline of the problems inherent with Choosing Your GP Practice anywhere in England, click here.
For my email exchange with an MP, click here.
For my email exchange with ‘Andrew Lansley’, click here.
(Please feel free to comment, protest, challenge….)