GPs challenge health secretary on PCT deficits and contracts

Health secretary Andrew Lansley was questioned by GPs on his White Paper reforms at the RCGP conference. Watch the video coverage below.

Suffolk GP Dr Mary Selby wanted to know whether long-term contracts with polyclinics would have to be honoured.

South London GP Dr Eugenia Lee asked what would happen to consortia that failed to balance the books.

Watch the video to hear their questions in full and the answers from Mr Lansley.

More video highlights

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Health secretary defends pace of change in White Paper reforms

Health secretary tries to calm GP concerns on patient relationship

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