Exclusive video - Dr Buckman: will the new government listen to GPs?

Healthcare Republic interviewed GPC chairman Dr Laurence Buckman at the LMCs conference in London and asked him what his main message to the new coalition government is and how optimistic he is that ministers will listen and act on GP views.

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Dr Bill Beeby, chairman of the GPC's clinical and prescribing sub-committee, talks to Healthcare Republic about better cooperative work within healthcare.

Dr Kalish Chand, GPC member, talks to Healthcare Republic about the new coalition government 

Dr Vicky Weeks, chair of the GPC's sessional GP sub-committee, talks to Healthcare Republic about controlling out-of-hours commissioning.
Dr Georgina Brown, Glasgow LMC and GPC Scotland, talks to Healthcare Republic about how GP contracts need to be specific to different countries
Dr Kambiz Boomla, tells Healthcare Republic that the honeymoon with the coalition government will soon be over
Dr Gillian Arbuckle, Borders LMC, tells Healthcare Republic the concerns of GPs and patients across the four nations.

 

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