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Results for April 2015 - 1 press release.

BMA response to BMJ research paper on political parties' election pledges on GP services

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Responding to a BMJ research paper questioning the validity of election pledges from the two main political parties on GP services, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA GP Committee chair, said: “It is disappointing that despite the promises made at the start of the general election campaign, politicians are continuing to play games with the future of GP services rather than working on long term solutions to the challenges facing patient care. This BMJ study reinforces the BMA's concerns that evidence is lacking behind current political pledges and that there is little likelihood of achieving the increases in GP numbers proposed within the next Parliament.