Exclusive: Primary care minister Alistair Burt interview on seven-day NHS, GP pay and workforce

Primary care minister Alistair Burt inherited a tough brief after the 2015 general election. With general practice in crisis, GPonline's Neil Roberts met the new minister in Whitehall to discuss plans to deliver seven-day NHS services and 5,000 more GPs by 2020.

Primary care minister Alistair Burt: tough job tackling GP crisis (Photo: Wilde Fry)
Primary care minister Alistair Burt: tough job tackling GP crisis (Photo: Wilde Fry)

In an exclusive interview with GPonline - among his first since taking on the DH primary care role - the North East Bedfordshire MP set out his views on GP pay, seven-day NHS access, the profession's role in encouraging young doctors to take up careers in general practice and his own family ties to primary care.

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