TITLE

Northern Ireland GPs given no time to dispute contract

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Pulse;2/9/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that general practitioners in Northern Ireland may not have enough time to check key guidance and regulations before they sign their contracts. Concerns over the delays in the release of the draft guidance, statement of financial entitlements and regulations from the Department of Health, Public Safety and Social Services.
ACCESSION #
12292250

 

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