We have a radical plan for primary care

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General practice is widely recognised to be the foundation on which the NHS is based. But practices are under increasing pressure because of rising demands from patients at a time when the share of NHS resources they are receiving is declining.

In a report published today, The King’s Fund proposes a radically new approach to commissioning and funding general practice to tackle this pressure. This starts from the premise that GPs are both providers and commissioners of care, and their role as providers is the more important of the two.

Read the full article on the Fund's plan for primary care