RCGP: Darzi review will be 'positive' for GPs

The Darzi review will be 'positive' for GPs, claimed RCGP chairman Dr Steve Field.

 ‘We believe we've had a real impact on the paper,' he told today's LMCs conference.


‘When it started back in October, general practice was seen to be a problem. But evidence from healthcare around the world has shown that the NHS works because of general practice, not in spite of it,' said Dr Field.


His words had little impact on his audience, however.


The conference overwhelmingly backed motions that it had no confidence in Lord Darzi, his review, or his independence from a ‘predetermined outcome'.


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