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Accident Fees

Volume 977: debated on Tuesday 29 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if the increase of 440 per cent. in the accident fees to be given in April to general practitioners is based upon any productivity agreement or increase in the total amount of funds available for disbursement to the general medical services of the National Health Service.

No. Under the Road Traffic Act 1972 the emergency treatment fee is payable to general practitioners by vehicle users. There is no cost to the National Health Service. The fee has been unchanged since 1969 and is being brought up to date from 1 April 1980.