GP inspections: are sanctions holding back improvement in poor areas? Gareth Iacobucci

This is an article in the BMJ discussing the possibility that GP inspections are detrimental to services in deprived areas. In this article Michael Marmot comments that the BMJ’s findings indicate that GP funding should be reallocated so as to provide more support to practices serving deprived populations. This is particularly pertinent given that cuts to local government budgets, which cover areas such as social care, housing, education, and public health, have been heaviest in deprived areas, he pointed out.

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