February 4, 2022

Government’s 6,000 new GP pledge

The Government’s manifesto pledge to recruit 6,000 new GPs by 2024 could ‘widen’ inequities in access to care if the policy is not executed ‘with equity in mind’, a thinktank has said.

In a new report (27 January), the Health Foundation assessed how to reverse the ‘inverse care law’: a term coined by a GP 50 years ago to describe how people who most need health care are least likely to receive it.

Read more – Management in Practice (28/1/22)

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