Changes in primary care trusts: Consultation response

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Our response to the Health Select Committee's inquiry into potential changes to primary care trusts' functions and numbers arising from the Department of Health document, 'Commissioning a Patient-led NHS'.

The King's Fund welcomes the opportunity to respond to this inquiry. While we support the broad direction of travel outlined in the document, we also have a number of concerns and suggestions. These are explored in our full consultation response.