May 28, 2021

New primary care recruits

New allied health professionals are likely to be ‘skewed’ to wealthier areas without intervention to support primary care networks (PCNs) in deprived areas, the Health Foundation has said.

The report said that the current initiatives to recruit and retain GPs are necessary but ‘insufficient’ – with GPs working in a practice serving the most deprived patients responsible for around 10% more patients on average than those in more affluent areas.

Read more – Management in Practice (21/5/21)

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