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Visit delegation in general practice: Who is responsible now?

Abrams, Ruth, Mahtani, Kamal and Park, Sophie (2020) Visit delegation in general practice: Who is responsible now? National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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Abstract

Last month, GPs in England voted to reduce home visits as part of their core contractual activities. The argument for this removal was cited as a lack of capacity amongst GPs to undertake home visits amid increasingly demanding workloads. These results were met with some opposition, but the vote means that the British Medical Association (BMA) will now lobby NHS England to revise the core services provided by GPs. However, the impact of this decision on both patient care and the wider workforce remains unclear.

Item Type: Other
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Abrams, Ruthr.abrams@surrey.ac.uk
Mahtani, Kamal
Park, Sophie
Date : 7 January 2020
Additional Information : First posted on the RCGP website on 20 December 2019.
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 05 May 2020 14:04
Last Modified : 05 May 2020 14:06
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/855451

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