7 day GP access scheme causing problems for OOH providers

According to Pulse magazine 18.11.15 … the  UK Government’s latest crack pot scheme for General Practice ends up robbing Peter to pay Paul……

'Is robbing Peter to pay Paul like using your Mastercard to pay Visa?'

‘Is robbing Peter to pay Paul like using your Mastercard to pay Visa?’

 

“Out-of-hours providers have been left struggling to recruit GPs for shifts after the Government’s seven-day GP access pilots began offering double the hourly rate…….Northern Doctors Urgent Care (NDUC) group criticised NHS England for the lack of workforce planning in the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund, which had seen their workforce ‘cut by a quarter’…..”

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