Letters: No sense that PM values general practice at all

You invite comment on Gordon Brown's response to a suggestion that 'Mr Brown should make a statement valuing general practice'.

His response is utterly devoid of a sense that he values general practice and is simply regurgitated spin on Labour policies.

Every word is about what he wants to change. Read the wording carefully, there is not a single word of praise for the current GP service.

An opportunity wasted, I would say, and I can only conclude that our suppositions that he deprecates the service we provide are correct.

Roll on the next general election.

Dr Richard James, Falmouth, Cornwall.

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