NHS reforms: GPs do not want bill says Clare Gerada


The chair of the Royal College of GPs claimed the NHS reform bill for England was "a complete and utter mess that needs stopping".

Dr Clare Gerada said: "GPs do not want this bill" and it would not deliver what the government was planning.

Anna Soubry, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Health Minister Simon Burns, rejected the claims that doctors did want not the changes.

But the Conservative MP admitted the government could have worked harder on its message and said: "I will concede that we probably have not explained it in the simple plain terms it should be explained in."


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