The Institute for Healthcare Management is fully behind the BMA’s call for a national campaign to highlight the pressures on GPs and to encourage patients to use other services, such as pharmacies.
21 May 2015
IHM welcomes the Prime Minister’s renewed commitments to provide additional funding and ambitions to enhance primary care services, but has concerns around plans to create a "seven-day" health service. He promises that this is not about staff working longer hours but "a more flexible approach to work patterns that will see doctors and nurses available when they are needed most." Health managers will be mystified about what this means.
18 May 2015