Local deals on extended hours cut to match DES

Iacobucci, Gareth
March 2011
Pulse;3/23/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p3
The article presents the findings of a survey which revealed that half of primary care trusts (PCTs) that had made a decision to cut local funding for general practitioner (GP) extended opening hours had planned to modify existing terms to bring them in line with the 2011 deal, which has brought a reduction in directed enhance service (DES) payments in Great Britain.


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