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Buying Health Care

GPs are to be put in charge of buying services for their patients, a role currently held by the Primary Care Trusts. Penny Marshall investigates how this may change the NHS.

"It will turn the NHS upside down" is one description of the proposed changes in the Health White Paper published in July.GPs are to be put in charge of buying services for their patients, a role currently held by the Primary Care Trusts. Penny Marshall investigates how this will change the NHS and asks what it will mean for patients.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

30 minutes

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Mon 3 Jan 2011 20:00

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