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Team Practices

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied that National Health Service resources are not wasted by the increasing dispersal of team practices and the consequent amount of travelling time undertaken by doctors.

General medical practitioners are independent contractors and the organisation of practices is a matter for them. I am not aware that any changes in practice organisation are increasing the amount of travelling time undertaken by doctors.